Fast ForWord Review: Nevada Department of Education

Jul 21, 2010 by Melissa Agocs
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A Nevada DOE report on SB185 concludes that Fast ForWord products increased student reading achievement by an average of 22.2 percentage points, the largest average impact of all programs reviewed.

Teaching Children to Read

Jul 6, 2010 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Teachers today are fortunate to have access to a wealth of scientifically based research into what works when teaching children to read.  Learn what works for different age groups.

Promoting Brain Fitness in the Classroom - Science of Success Micro Grants

Jul 1, 2010 by Norene Wiesen
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We asked members of the WeAreTeachers.com(WAT) Brain Research Microcommunity to submit ideas for keeping their students’ brains fit.  Here are the winning peer-selected projects.

School Improvement Grant - Intervention for Failing Schools

Jun 29, 2010 by Joseph Noble, Ph.D
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“What is the School Improvement Grant?  How much money is available?  Who is eligible to apply?”  Find out what you need to know.

Can Scientific Learning Programs Improve School Test Scores?

Jun 2, 2010 by Norene Wiesen
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Can Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant™ products improve school test scores?  Do they help students learn and succeed?  Are they evidence-based?

The Technological Lives of Today’s Students

Apr 16, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
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Today, students’ lives are steeped with technology in all its shapes and sizes and forms. If we wish to understand our, we must not only understand that mindset, but embrace it.

Apply for the “Science of Success” Classroom Microgrant for Teachers!

Apr 13, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba
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How would you use brain research findings to create the best learning experiences for kids?  Enter your project idea for a chance to win $200 and a Flip Video camera or iPod nano®.

Liberty Public Schools Improves Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Scores

Jan 12, 2010 by Denise Ruvalcaba
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Over the last three years, Liberty Public Schools has achieved steady increases on MAP scores and Franklin Elementary has achieved even greater gains. From 2008 to 2009, the percentage of Franklin Elementary students scoring at the proficient level or above on the MAP jumped from 65 percent to 82 percent in communication arts, and from 69 percent to 80 percent in mathematics.

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