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Fast ForWord Language

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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Children Succeeding in School

Students performing at grade level or meeting state curriculum standards

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Early Childhood (0-8)
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
     Type of Setting
       Elementary School
     Type of Service
       Instructional Support
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Cognitive Development / School Performance

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
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Program Overview

Fast ForWord Language is a computer-based instructional program that consists of seven game-like exercises designed for English language learners in kindergarten through grade 6 to help them build cognitive skills needed to develop English language proficiency and reading skills.

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Program Reviews

The Fast ForWord Language program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

USDOE What Works Clearinghouse

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