The Best Way to Improve Reading Comprehension

Some people do not enjoy reading as well as other people simply because they lack the same ability to comprehend what they read as the next person, so it kind of makes the story a little less exciting. But, there are many ways to improve reading comprehension so every story that is read has its meaning that yis easily understood. But, the best way to improve comprehension is by simply using your visualization skills when you’re reading.

Key Takeaways:

  • Visualization enhances memory, attention, and imagination in addition to establishing the characters in a story.
  • Good visualization skills can benefit a student in other academic subjects and help with test taking.
  • Children can be taught visualization skills through games and mindfulness techniques.

“Over my many years as a learning specialist and educational therapist, I have noticed that those students that report that they “hate to read” repeatedly admit that they get little to no mental imagery while reading.”

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