Independent Fast ForWord program reviews

These independent Fast ForWord program reviews have been conducted by educational and governmental organisations.

Nevada Department of Education
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The Nevada Department of Education commissioned the Leadership and Learning Center (LLC) to conduct an in-depth evaluation of reading programs purchased with department grants. Fast ForWord programs increased student reading achievement by an average of 22.2 percentage points, the largest average impact of all programs reviewed in the Report.

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National Center on Response to Intervention

Fast ForWord program reviews independentThe Fast ForWord Language series had the greatest impact and the largest positive effect of any intervention listed by the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI).

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What Works Clearinghouse (2013, March – an update of the 2007 review) Beginning Reading: Fast ForWord (2013). U.S. Department of Education: Institute of Education Sciences

What Works Clearinghouse (2010, August). Adolescent Literacy: Fast ForWord (2010). U.S. Department of Education: Institute of Education Sciences.

What Works Clearinghouse (2007, July). Beginning Reading: Fast ForWord. U.S. Department of Education: Institute of Education Sciences.

What Works Clearinghouse (2006, September). English Language Learners: Fast ForWord Language (2006). U.S. Department of Education: Institute of Education Sciences.

Programs and Practices: Fast ForWord (2003). Education Commission of the States. Wahl M, Robinson C, Torgesen J. (2003). Florida Center for Reading Research: Fast ForWord Language. Florida Center for Reading Research.

De Anda I. (2000). Glasses for the Ears: Technology provides a critical link to literacy, Multimedia Schools: A Practical Journal of Technology, including Multimedia, CD-ROM, Online, Internet, & Hardware in K-12, 7(2).

Schachter J. (1999). Reading Programs that Work: A review of programs for Pre-Kindergarten to 4th grade. Milken Family Foundation.

Wahl M, Robinson C, Torgesen J. (2003). Florida Center for Reading Research: Fast ForWord Language. Florida Center for Reading Research.

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