Read Faster.

READ SMARTER.

Read Faster.
READ SMARTER.

Speed Reading & Comprehension Training Program for Entering 12th Graders, College Students & Adults

Take control of your reading by boosting your reading speed and learning how to take an active approach to everything you read for school or work. Stronger reading skills will help you save time and accomplish more.

This program will double your reading speed & help you get more out of everything you read.

Take control of your reading by boosting your reading speed and learning how to take an active approach to everything you read for school or work. Stronger reading skills will help you save time and accomplish more.

This program will double your reading speed & help you get more out of everything you read.

Busy people like you want to know,

“How Can I…”

“Read faster and get through more material?”
“Understand and remember what I read?”
“Improve my concentration?”

“Enjoy reading more?”

“Take control of all my reading?”

Our Inspiring Instruction Provides Answers For People Like You

Oregon State University, Precollege Programs is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program to families at 6 locations throughout the area. Since 2016, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading.

The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction. Since 1970, the Institute has taught more than two million students in partnership with colleges and universities across the United States. The Institute’s inspiring instruction encourages a lifelong love of reading in every student.

“The program has increased my speed and comprehension. I have a lot of reading material to get through and I can’t wait to get started.”

– Program Participant

You’ll learn to read twice as fast & improve your comprehension, concentration & recall

Our top-rated Speed Reading & Comprehension Training Program will teach you the skills you need to save time on everything you read while maintaining great focus and remembering more of the material:

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Double Reading Speed

In this program you will learn effective speed-reading techniques that will double your reading speed. You’ll also learn how to apply them flexibly, adjusting your speed to meet your needs based on the material and your purpose for reading it. You’ll see improvements in speed and concentration right away using these easy techniques and, as a result, you’ll manage your reading load more effectively.

Improve Comprehension & Recall

You’ll learn an active approach to reading that puts you in control and results in better comprehension and recall. You will learn previewing, note-taking, and analytical reading techniques to help you mentally organize information and remember more of what you read. You won’t need to re-read material as often once you master these techniques.

Enjoy Reading More

When you read faster, with better comprehension and recall, you’ll find reading effortless, enjoyable, and rewarding. The techniques taught in this class will inspire and enable you to read more. To help you select future reading material, you’ll receive a copy of our Lifetime Reading List, which describes more than 1000 of the best books ever written on many different topics.

“The teacher was not only knowledgeable but she was also fun! She balanced these qualities while giving the class a very natural and comfortable flow. Her passion for reading shone through, and she helped me improve my reading skills. I almost doubled my reading speed in the first class.”

– Program Participant

An Effective Way to Transform Reading Skills

This program provides a terrific classroom experience led by a knowledgeable teacher plus practice in a variety of reading materials you might encounter at school or work.

WEEKLY CLASSES

  • From the first class, the teacher will make learning new skills productive and exciting. You’ll really enjoy class and look forward to attending each week.
  • During every class, you’ll apply new speed reading and comprehension skills in a variety of compelling nonfiction and fiction reading materials. You’ll also participate in lively group discussions.
  • If you have a scheduling conflict there are options for making up missed classes.

variety of reading materials

  • You’ll apply a powerful approach to reading nonfiction in a fascinating book, Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to read and discuss fiction excerpts from a number of classic novels.
  • You’ll learn to read dense academic and professional materials quickly with strong comprehension. You’ll apply skills in textbooks, journal articles, and other nonfiction materials.

ENTHUSIASTIC & ENCOURAGING TEACHER

  • Our teachers are passionate about books and excited to share their love of reading with students of all ages.
  • Teachers understand the importance of warm, open communication with everyone in the program. You will feel supported by the teacher and enjoy being involved in each class.
  • The teacher will work closely with you to ensure that you make individual progress and have a highly successful, enriching experience.

By The End Of The Program, You Will…

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Double your reading speed
N

Improve comprehension in fiction and nonfiction

N
Retain more of what you read, even in dense material
N

Read and discuss a great work of nonfiction

N

Gain control over all of your reading!

secure your spot in the program today

You’ll really enjoy the Speed Reading & Comprehension Training program and make great progress in just a few weeks.

The program includes:

  • 5 engaging weekly classes
  • An experienced, dedicated teacher
  • Limited class size
  • A fascinating, nonfiction book
  • Lifetime Reading List

Top-rated by participants:

The Summer Reading Skills Program gets rave reviews from students year after year.

Oregon State University, Precollege Programs partners with the Institute of Reading Development to make this high-quality summer program affordable for families.

Build the right reading and comprehension skills to succeed at school or work, at a lower cost than other learning programs. 

Available for students at 6 locations throughout the area.

Family Discount:

Take $30 off for each additional student you enroll

For more information, or to enroll by phone, call 1 (800) 964-8888.
5 am- 7 pm Mon- Fri, 5 am- 4 pm Sat, 7 am- 3 pm Sun

Busy people like you want to know,

“How Can I…”

“Read faster and get through more material?”
“Understand and remember what I read?”
“Improve my concentration?”

“Enjoy reading more?”

“Take control of all my reading?”

Our Inspiring Instruction Provides Answers For People Like You

Oregon State University, Precollege Programs is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program to families at 6 locations throughout the area. Since 2016, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading.

The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction. Since 1970, the Institute has taught more than two million students in partnership with colleges and universities across the United States. The Institute’s inspiring instruction encourages a lifelong love of reading in every student.

“The program has increased my speed and comprehension. I have a lot of reading material to get through and I can’t wait to get started.”

– Program Participant

You’ll learn to read twice as fast & improve your comprehension, concentration & recall

Our top-rated Speed Reading & Comprehension Training Program will teach you the skills you need to save time on everything you read while maintaining great focus and remembering more of the material:

}

Double Reading Speed

In this program you will learn effective speed-reading techniques that will double your reading speed. You’ll also learn how to apply them flexibly, adjusting your speed to meet your needs based on the material and your purpose for reading it. You’ll see improvements in speed and concentration right away using these easy techniques and, as a result, you’ll manage your reading load more effectively.

Improve Comprehension & Recall

You’ll learn an active approach to reading that puts you in control and results in better comprehension and recall. You will learn previewing, note-taking, and analytical reading techniques to help you mentally organize information and remember more of what you read. You won’t need to re-read material as often once you master these techniques.

Enjoy Reading More

When you read faster, with better comprehension and recall, you’ll find reading effortless, enjoyable, and rewarding. The techniques taught in this class will inspire and enable you to read more. To help you select future reading material, you’ll receive a copy of our Lifetime Reading List, which describes more than 1000 of the best books ever written on many different topics.

“The teacher was not only knowledgeable but she was also fun! She balanced these qualities while giving the class a very natural and comfortable flow. Her passion for reading shone through, and she helped me improve my reading skills. I almost doubled my reading speed in the first class.”

– Program Participant

An Effective Way to Transform Reading Skills

This program provides a terrific classroom experience led by a knowledgeable teacher plus practice in a variety of reading materials you might encounter at school or work.

WEEKLY CLASSES

  • From the first class, the teacher will make learning new skills productive and exciting. You’ll really enjoy class and look forward to attending each week.
  • During every class, you’ll apply new speed reading and comprehension skills in a variety of compelling nonfiction and fiction reading materials. You’ll also participate in lively group discussions.
  • If you have a scheduling conflict there are options for making up missed classes.

variety of reading materials

  • You’ll apply a powerful approach to reading nonfiction in a fascinating book, Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to read and discuss fiction excerpts from a number of classic novels.
  • You’ll learn to read dense academic and professional materials quickly with strong comprehension. You’ll apply skills in textbooks, journal articles, and other nonfiction materials.

ENTHUSIASTIC & ENCOURAGING TEACHER

  • Our teachers are passionate about books and excited to share their love of reading with students of all ages.
  • Teachers understand the importance of warm, open communication with everyone in the program. You will feel supported by the teacher and enjoy being involved in each class.
  • The teacher will work closely with you to ensure that you make individual progress and have a highly successful, enriching experience.

By The End Of The Program, You Will…

N
Double your reading speed
N

Improve comprehension in fiction and nonfiction

N
Retain more of what you read, even in dense material
N

Read and discuss a great work of nonfiction

N

Gain control over all of your reading!

secure your spot in the program today

You’ll really enjoy the Speed Reading & Comprehension Training program and make great progress in just a few weeks.

The program includes:

  • 5 engaging weekly classes
  • An experienced, dedicated teacher
  • Limited class size
  • A fascinating, nonfiction book
  • Lifetime Reading List

Available for students at 6 locations throughout the area.

Top-rated by participants:

The Summer Reading Skills Program gets rave reviews from students year after year.

Oregon State University, Precollege Programs partners with the Institute of Reading Development to make this high-quality summer program affordable for families.

Build the right reading and comprehension skills to succeed at school or work, at a lower cost than other learning programs.  

Family Discount:

Take $30 off for each additional student you enroll

For more information, or to enroll by phone, call 1 (800) 964-8888.
5 am- 7 pm Mon- Fri, 5 am- 4 pm Sat, 7 am- 3 pm Sun

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Speed Reading & Comprehension Training Program right for me?

All adults can benefit from improving their reading speed and comprehension in order to get through material quickly and effectively. In class, the teacher will provide you with personal support and guidance.

What happens in class?

Weekly classes are led by trained, enthusiastic teachers. Every class includes independent reading, lively group discussions, and direct instruction in techniques that improve reading speed, comprehension, concentration, and recall.

Is there any homework in this program?

Yes – homework consists of applying the skills and strategies learned in class to your own work, pleasure, or school reading. You’ll find home practice enjoyable and manageable, and it will help you’ll save time from day one.

Is it possible to make up missed classes?

All students receive a lifetime repeat privilege, so you can make up missed classes at any time in the future. If needed, you can also contact customer support to schedule an online make-up lesson.

What is the Lifetime Repeat Privilege?

At any time in the future, you may repeat any lesson or the entire Speed Reading & Comprehension Training Program for free.

How much does the program cost?

Thanks to our partnership with the Institute of Reading Development, we are able to offer this exceptional program to local families at a lower cost than other learning programs. During this affordable program, you will participate in engaging weekly classes, and get personal attention from an enthusiastic and encouraging reading teacher.

For complete details about the cost of the program, please click here.

Are any program discounts available?

Yes, we offer the following discounts:

Family Discount: After enrolling one student, you will receive a $30 discount for each additional student you enroll in a summer program. This discount only applies to family members at the same mailing address. 

Re-enrollment Discount: If a student has previously participated in our program, that student is eligible for a $50 re-enrollment discount.

What is the Institute of Reading Development?

We offer the Summer Reading Skills Program to families at 6 locations throughout the area in partnership with the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction. Since 1970, the Institute has partnered with colleges and universities to teach valuable reading skills to more than two million students across the United States. The Institute’s inspired instruction encourages a lifelong love of reading in every student.

You can learn more about the Institute of Reading Development here.

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

MAKE NEXT YEAR A BIG SUCCESS!

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

MAKE NEXT YEAR A BIG SUCCESS!