Jolene’s Story: “I Saw Tremendous Change”

Jul 19, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
VIDEO: Scientific Learning Progress Monitor Jolene tells how Fast ForWord Language v2 helped her twin boys read at grade level after falling a year-and-a-half behind.

48% More Students Newly Proficient on GA CRCT After Fast ForWord Use

Apr 7, 2011 by Melissa Agocs

Clark County, Georgia students improve test scores on the CRCT after using Fast ForWord products. See how they achieved statistically significant gains in today’s video blog.

Adult and Family literacy in the US; limitations to our Nation’s success

Feb 3, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
Low literacy rates are a growing issue in the United States today.  What are the benefits to improving literacy for adults and families?

What Makes Superman So Great? Closing the Achievement Gap

Dec 14, 2010 by Terri Zezula
Reducing the achievement gap at St. Mary Parish Public Schools was a natural result of district-wide success with Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant™ products

Scientific Learning Around the World

Nov 9, 2010 by Peter Carabi
Scientific Learning offers products to students all over the world via a network of providers called Value Added Representatives.  The growth of the international market is fueled by increasing awareness of brain fitness and the role of cognitive neuroscience in the learning process, as well as a keen emphasis (especially in Asian countries) on English language learning as a prerequisite for career success.

40% of Non-Proficient Students Reach Reading Proficiency in One Year with Fast ForWord

Sep 14, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

Students were selected from grades one through eight to participate in this longitudinal study on the effects of using the Fast ForWord Reading software in Clarke County School District in Georgia.  It was determined that 40% of the non-proficient students reached CRCT reading proficiency in one year with the use of the Fast ForWord Reading software.

79% of ELL Students Increase Proficiency by One or More Levels

Sep 2, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

79% of ELL students who used the Fast ForWord products  increased their proficiency by one or more levels in less than 4 months of product use.

One Half Year Increase in One Month with Reading Assistant

Aug 25, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

In a one-month intensive summer school program in 2009, students in Marion County Schools in West Virginia worked on the Reading Assistant program and saw growth of 68 points on the Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI), more than half the expected yearly gain of 100 to 120 points.

Over 45% Relative Improvement in Students Reaching Proficiency

Aug 18, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

In four years, the percent of fourth graders in the district performing at or above Basic on the initial LEAP ELA test increased impressively from 53% to 78%, starting out far below the state average and then exceeding it.

Fast ForWord Review: Nevada Department of Education

Jul 21, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

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.

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