speed reading

Home Practice Learning Materials & Books

Following feedback from the recent home practice workshops, I’ve compiled a list of home practice learning materials and books for teaching 3 to 6 years old. I start reading and speed-reading the books to my kids from newborn stage onwards. (You may either think this is extreme kiasu-ism or believe that I’m setting a solid multi-language foundation …

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When should I teach my child to read?

Reading is a very hot topic among the parents in my workshops: When should I start teaching my child to read? As a baby? Or when? How to teach her to read? Flash cards or phonics or what? What materials to use? Vee learnt to read in 3 languages (English, Chinese and Bahasa Melayu) from about …

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Where to get great books at low prices

For classic children’s books, I prefer to buy than borrow from the library. This way, they can be read and re-read many times as long as the child enjoys it. Then one day, he starts reciting the entire story word-for-word, such a magical moment! Children’s books with beautiful illustrations and big words are also great for …

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[Tutorial] Speed Reading: Make your own audio files in 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x speeds

Finally, I’m back! As promised, here’s a tutorial on how to make your own audio files for Shichida speed reading and listening home practice. Though this may seem a little techie at first, once you get the hang of it, it’s really very simple. Then you can easily create audio files for speed reading / …

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[Tutorial] Speed Reading: How to increase playback speed of audio files

Here’s an easy way to increase playback speed of audio files for your Shichida speed reading home practice: First of all, get ready some audio books or educational music files. For Windows Media Player If your computer has Windows Media Player, it can do up to 4x playback. Play a file, and then switch to Now Playing mode …

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