Zap Reader is a free online speed reading program that boasts "increased reading speed without loss of comprehension." Simply copy and paste text, and Zap Reader will show the text at a rate of 300 words per minute. The rate, as well as number of words shown at a time, is completely adjustable. Zap Reader also offers a bookmarklet for instant zapping.
Jessica Pilgreen is a National Board Certified secondary English teacher, a Doctoral candidate at UMSL, a Google Certified Educator, a PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, a mom, a wife, and a self-proclaimed ed tech enthusiast!