Research Studies – Effective Studying and Reading Strategies

2017 was a year filled with interesting and informative educational research. Two areas of particular interest are in the creation of both effective studying and effective reading strategies to assist students in the learning process. When asked about an upcoming test, students often overestimate how prepared they really are, and they frequently study less for … Continue reading “Research Studies – Effective Studying and Reading Strategies”

Can You Read Poetry Efficiently?

When people are learning how to become more efficient and effective readers, the subject of poetry often comes up. For most people, poetry seems a laborious read, one filled with hard-to-pronounce words, complex themes, and structures that appear to embrace subvocalization rather than eschew it. In truth, can you read these works efficiently? The answer … Continue reading “Can You Read Poetry Efficiently?”

What You Read to Children is as Important as Reading Itself

We’ve discussed numerous times on this blog how important it is to read to and with children of all ages. A recent study, originally published on and printed in today’s edition of The Washington Post‘s Health and Science section, discusses the idea that the content of what you read, even to children only six-months … Continue reading “What You Read to Children is as Important as Reading Itself”

Happy Holidays

From all of us here at AceReader, we would like to wish our readers a happy and healthy holiday season and remind you that Christmas break is a great time to go visit your local library. Looking for a good book to read? How about this one, good for both young and old: What is … Continue reading “Happy Holidays”

Mindfulness and Reading

Mindfulness is a state of being where you are present only in the moment, no matter what you’re doing. It’s similar to meditation in that you notice and focus on your breathing, but it also encompasses much more. If you’re on a walk, you might take notice of the sound your feet make on the … Continue reading “Mindfulness and Reading”

AceReader Tips – Our Newsletter

Better Readers Make Better Learners AceReader Now Has a Newsletter! AceReader, Inc. will now be sending out a periodic newsletter to share helpful tips, product updates, and exciting results from our customers in addition to the information we share on this blog. Today’s AceReader Tip: How to Track Students’ Progress A great goal is to get … Continue reading “AceReader Tips – Our Newsletter”

Happy Thanksgiving from AceReader

We, the AceReader blog staff, are taking a week off to prepare for the holiday with our families. We wish you, our readers, a very happy Thanksgiving, filled with good food, great company, and a fantastic selection of books to read this holiday weekend. We’ll have a brand new post for you next Tuesday.  

Book Review: “The World According to Humphrey” by Guest Reviewer Grace C.

Recently, we at AceReader reviewed two books in the highly popular “Humphrey” series. The first was a Tiny Tales story, aimed at second- and low-reading third-graders. The second was a Humphrey Adventure story, aimed for third graders on-level. But while it’s all well and good for adults to review children’s books and comment about structure … Continue reading “Book Review: “The World According to Humphrey” by Guest Reviewer Grace C.”

AceReader Book Review – The “Humphrey” Series

Up today are a series of books recommended by the Montgomery County (MD) Public Library System. The series is broken in to two parts. The first part is known as the “Humphrey’s Tiny Tales” books; these are recommended for second graders or low-reading third graders. The second part is the “Humphrey Adventures” books; these are … Continue reading “AceReader Book Review – The “Humphrey” Series”

Giving Life to Words

In our technological Information Age, we spend our time “speaking” primarily by text, email, eBooks, or online forums. Gone seem the days of deep, personal conversations; cursive, handwritten letters; and real-paper, printed books. We defend our choices with their efficient outcomes, but few of us stop to consider what we might be losing in the … Continue reading “Giving Life to Words”