Finally, the Solution for Strong Reading Comprehension Skills!
I would be unable to count each time I have heard that stated by a child or teen in our clinic. However, when I taught them how to visualize while they read, they would declare just as adamantly that reading was now “fun’ for them.
I often term visualization skills as the key to academic success – and the same is true for reading comprehension. The brain is intended to convert what is heard or read into pictures in the mind’s eye. Reading IS boring when we only read the words. We have no way of connecting to or gaining meaning from the written word. Conversely, how enjoyable it becomes when we are able to convert the words into a movie in our imagination. I have never heard a child say that he or she did not like watching movies, and the same...
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