Building a Foundation for Academic Success

Oct 15, 2010 by Logan De Ley

Research shows that extensive reading experience makes better readers.  How much print exposure does a child need to achieve reading fluency and the verbal skills and world knowledge required to succeed in school?

Dyslexic Learners Dramatically Improve Reading Skills with Fast ForWord

Oct 12, 2010 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D
In a study by Nadine Gaab and her colleagues, dyslexic learners who used Fast ForWord products for remediation improved their reading skills by focusing on improving rapid auditory processing and oral language skills.

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.

Early Learning Success Leads to a Leg Up in Life

Oct 7, 2010 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Early learning experiences such as kindergarten and preschool education pay off for kids.  Children who participate in a preschool program are more likely to graduate from high school and college. 

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.

Students Show Improved Auditory Attention and Early Reading Skills After Fast ForWord Intervention

Oct 5, 2010 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D

After 29 days of using the Fast ForWord products, students 6 to 8 years of age saw both improved auditory attention and improved early reading skills.

Explore the Power of Play: Attend the Ultimate Block Party in NYC this Sunday, 10/03/10

Sep 30, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

Explore the power of play at the Ultimate Block Party on 10/03/10 in NYC’s Central Park.  This event is for children of all ages and  emphasizes the importance of play in everyday life.

Increased Brain Activity in Reading-Related Areas After Using Fast ForWord Language

Sep 28, 2010 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D

The results of a study conducted by Elise Temple and her colleagues find that students with dyslexia have reduced cortical activity in the temporo-parietal and inferior frontal regions.  The activation becomes more typical when students undergo intensive remediation with the Fast ForWord Language product and that the changes in cortical activation are correlated with improvements in early reading skills.

Fit Bodies Make Fit Brains: Physical Exercise and Brain Cells

Sep 23, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Sherrelle Walker discusses why physical exercise is important for both a healthy body and a fit brain.  She explains how exercise can help students stay more alert and attentive in the classroom.

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.

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