Endorsing the Common Core State Standards Initiative

May 26, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald

The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort to provide a nationally consistent framework that will ready American students for success in college and in the global workforce.

68% of Students Improve MEPA Proficiency Significantly after Fast ForWord®

May 12, 2011 by Andrew Ostarello

See how 68% of ELL students significantly improved their English proficiency scores on the MEPA with Fast ForWord products.

Antidotes to Summer Brain Drain (Part 2): 5 Ways to Pull the Plug on Learning Loss

May 5, 2011 by Norene Wiesen

Worried about summer brain drain? Here are 5 ways to keep your child on track AND enjoy the summer.

Let's Get Engaged!

Apr 21, 2011 by Terri Zezula
Need some ideas for designing engaging reading activities for your ESL students?  Here are some tips and strategies you can use right now.

“I Thought We Were Losing Him”: Why We Become Teachers

Apr 12, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Read the powerful story of one struggling middle student who achieved a 4 year, 2 month reading level gain in just 60 days using the Fast ForWord program.  “Last year,” said his reading coach, “…I thought we were losing him…”

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.

After Just 24 Days, Summer School Students Significantly Improve Reading Scores

Mar 24, 2011 by Logan De Ley

Struggling readers from 11 Wayne County public schools achieved a significant increase in reading skills score after using Reading Assistant during a 5-week summer program. Find out how…

Truth in Numbers: School Achieves Statistically Significant Improvements on TAKS

Mar 3, 2011 by Logan De Ley

Students made significant reading proficiency gains after implementing Reading Assistant software, suggesting that guided oral reading practice with Reading Assistant had a dramatic impact on reading achievement.

Indispensible Automaticity: How Reading Frees the Mind to Learn

Feb 22, 2011 by Terri Zezula

Automaticity in reading is the ability read without consciously thinking about it. Find out why automaticity is the foundation for student learning success.

Improving Reading Comprehension in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Feb 17, 2011 by Ann Osterling

Learn why reading comprehension problems are often overlooked in children with Asperger’s Syndrome, an Autism Spectrum Disorder and what can be done to improve reading comprehension skills for these learners.

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