America’s #1 Speed Reading Expert and Online Course Creator
Speed reading expert and author Abby Marks Beale has been teaching speed reading to busy professionals, educators and students since 1986. She has capitalizes on her years of teaching and experience with course development and combines it with a lot of research reading to come up with the most user-friendly speed reading programs. She is concerned with how people best learn and, as a result, creates successful learning experiences.
Abby delivers popular and effective training to a wide variety of clients including Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, government agencies, associations, universities and schools. She incorporates accelerated and adult learning principles that make it easy to learn.
Abby is the creator of Rev It Up Reading: Getting Up To Speed With What You Read, the online speed reading course that allows you to learn at your own pace, 24/7, right at your home or office.
Abby Marks Beale Books:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Speed Reading
10 Days to Faster Reading
Success Skills, Strategies for Study and Lifelong Learning
(now in its third edition and published by Cengage Learning)
Abby received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Spanish from Boston University and her Master’s of Science in Adult Education from Southern Connecticut State University. She receives a large part of her professional development from her memberships in National Speakers Association (NSA), American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) and the International Reading Association (IRA). She is currently using her speed reading and learning-how-to-learn skills for studying homeopathic medicine.
My Favorite Three Books
1 - A Woman of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford – A story about a woman coming into her own which is the focus of my life.
2 – Mindfulness by Ellen Langer – never thought about things this way!
3 – Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes – a great use of the imagination J
My Favorite Two Quotes:
1 - The road to knowledge begins with the turn of a page.(from a Chinese fortune cookie)
2 – If you think there’s got to be a better way, there probably is!
Abby’s Intro to Speed Reading
About Rev It Up Reading Online Course
Teenagers Are Full of Surprises
Reading Cures All – Mock drug ad