How to Read a Boring Textbook like It’s a Twilight Novel

How to Read a Boring Textbook like It’s a Twilight Novel

Using active recall while you read will improve your reading comprehension by an order of magnitude
In my article about using active recall while you study, I described the basics of the method, gave you an example of how to use it, and showed you how dramatic the results are if you use active recall compared to other study methods. Since most learning in school occurs by reading textbooks, I feel it is important to address how to apply using active recall while you read because it can save you a lot of time studying. Reading is generally categorized as passive learning, however, there are things you can do to make it an active learning method, thereby greatly improving your reading comprehension.

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