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.

The Inspirational—Remarkably Human—Child Prodigy

Oct 21, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Child prodigies have amazing gifts and talents at young ages, so why do they only rarely grow up to be adult geniuses?

Gifted and Talented Students Demonstrate Improved Reading Achievement after Using Fast ForWord Products

Oct 8, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

A study at St. Mary Parish Public School System, LA, in 2009-2010 found that reading achievement increased for gifted and talented students who used Fast ForWord products.

Students Make the Same Reading Gain in Half the Time with Fast ForWord Language v2

Oct 6, 2010 by Andrew Ostarello

In 2008, Scientific Learning introduced a major update to Fast ForWord Language – our award-winning flagship product. This update enabled students to make the same reading gain in half the time.

Register Today for our Fall Webinar Series!

Sep 16, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Alan November, Eric Jensen and Bill Daggett will be joining Scientific Learning for the fall webinar series starting this month.  The webinar series is designed to share the latest information and developments in educational technology and neuroscience.

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.

Broward County, FL: “Fast ForWord has made me a more confident learner.”

Aug 10, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
In this video, Broward County School District staff and students share their thoughts about working with Fast ForWord software to build confidence and improve school test scores.

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.

The Results of Fast ForWord Use at the Westfield Washington Schools in Indiana

Jul 13, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

MAP results for 98 middle school students who used Fast ForWord products in Westfield, IN, showed, on average, statistically significant gains in their language arts, math, and reading skills.

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