Spritz and other speed reading apps: prose and cons

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Most adults read about 200-250 words per minute (wpm), but Spritz, a new reading application that is attracting considerable social media attention, claims that most people can easily double or triple…

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Can we, and indeed should we, speed up the reading process. The science is not yet tested as to whether apps like Spritz will actually improve comprehension while it may improve the amount of words read per minute. We may want a quick fix in our time poor lives, but is it feasible?

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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