Test Scores Exceed State Average in 4 Subject Areas After Fast ForWord

Feb 15, 2011 by Andrew Ostarello

Student test scores from St. Mary Parish School District have steadily increased after Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant implementation, surpassing the state average score on the LEAP.

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?

Unlocking the Potential of English Language Learners

Jan 18, 2011 by Peter Carabi
Shanghai’s novel ELL program by BrainMaps uses Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant products to rapidly foster English proficiency.

Results from a “Gold Standard Study” Show Significant Student Gains in Language and Literacy Skills

Sep 22, 2010 by Logan De Ley

A study conducted in Western Australia  using a randomized controlled trial design showed that students who used the Fast ForWord products made significantly greater language and literacy gains than students who did not use the Fast ForWord products.

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.

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.

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.

Teaching Children to Read

Jul 6, 2010 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

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.

Can Scientific Learning Programs Improve School Test Scores?

Jun 2, 2010 by Norene Wiesen

Can Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant™ products improve school test scores?  Do they help students learn and succeed?  Are they evidence-based?

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