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Speed Learning for Kids

  • ID: 2329985
  • February 2013
  • 208 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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What if you could help your kids breeze through tests with minimal stress?

What if you could show them how to memorise what they read as they read it and what they hear as they hear it?

What if you could teach your kids to learn more in less time and with less effort?

Speed Learning for Kids shows you how, with fun, easy brain–training tools and learning strategies that are guaranteed to help your kids succeed.

Discover how to:

- ace tests, including national tests and entrance exams
- increase focus and concentration
- enhance short– and long–term memory
- unlock creativity and excel at writing
- improve reading comprehension and problem–solving
- master languages quickly and easily
- conquer public speaking without notes.

Children who excel at school aren't necessarily smarter than the rest they just use better learning strategies. Let Speed Learning for Kids show you how they do it and how your kids can too!

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Acknowledgements vii

Introduction ix

Part I: The brain–training tools 1

1 Making mental pictures 3

2 Using rhyming reminders 15

3 Learning look–alike reminders 31

4 Creating logical reminders 37

Part II: Learn like a genius 47

5 How to learn to spell like a genius 49

6 How to solve problems like a genius 57

7 How to write like a genius 65

8 How to summarise information like a genius 81

9 How to speak like a genius 85

10 How to learn a language like a genius 91

11 How to sit tests like a genius 101

Part III: Some more fun with speed learning 109

12 Playing a memory party game 111

13 Learning word–for–word 121

14 Memorising big numbers 131

15 Learning the US presidents 147

Afterword 155

Frequently asked questions 157

Index 165

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Bill Handley is an internationally recognised authority on study methods and mathematics, based in Melbourne. He is the author of many best–selling titles, including Teach Your Children Tables and Speed Maths for Kids.

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