Motivation Printables – Fast ForWord

Improving the brain’s performance is possible but can be challenging at times so it’s very important participants stay motivated and to try their hardest every training day. Follow the tips on this page to maintain motivation levels, and remember:

  • Praise the student for every victory, no matter how small it might be.
  • Help the student to set daily goals (e.g. achieve one new high score today or advance at least 5% in each exercise).
  • Don’t make Fast ForWord a punishment by taking away privileges.
  • Make Fast ForWord a privilege by awarding prizes for goals achieved along the way.

3 reasons why I’m doing Fast ForWord

Use the 3 reasons why I’m doing Fast ForWord poster to set goals and remember why it’s important to train your best. Goals could include: move up a reading level, receive a school award or finish homework more quickly.

Attendance chart

Use the attendance chart to keep track of how many sessions you have completed.

Exercise characters

Brighten up your Fast ForWord room with these colourful characters.

Token rewards

Create a Token Reward System where participants earn tokens to trade for rewards.

Rewards associate Fast ForWord with positive feelings. You will know the best way to motivate! Rewards could include extra pocket money, extra screen time, choosing the family dinner or going to a favourite place.

Goal setting

Make Fast ForWord meaningful and enjoyable by completing the 3 reasons why I’m doing Fast ForWord poster. Position the poster next to the training computer to remind the participant of what they are hoping to achieve from the program.

Beat the parent

Use the beat the parent activity to build accuracy and to help Participant progress quicker through the exercises.

Four steps for better listening

Print this poster and hang it in your Fast ForWord training area to remind you to focus and slow down when completing the Fast ForWord exercises.

Completion charts

Track your progress by using these completion charts in conjunction with your weekly summary emails:

Score sheets (points charts)

Keep track of your daily and weekly high scores using a score sheet:


Follow your weekly summary

Once you start training, you will receive an emailed summary at the end of each week detailing:

  • Exercises completed
  • Levels worked through so far in the program you’re currently working on.

These summaries can help you to pinpoint any areas that need to be focused on in future training sessions. For help interpreting this doucument, visit understanding your report.