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Fast ForWord®
English Language Learners

Fast ForWord Language was found to have potentially positive effects on English language development and no discernible effects on the reading achievement of elementary school English language learners.

Fast ForWord® is a computer-based reading program intended to help students develop and strengthen the cognitive skills necessary for successful reading and learning. The program, which is designed to be used 30 to 100 minutes a day, five days a week, for 4 to 16 weeks, includes two components.

Findings

2
studies that met standards out of
2
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
English language development Potentially positive effects K-5
 
 
31
Reading achievement No discernible effects 1-6 --

Last Updated: September 2006

Ethnicity

Hispanic
100%
Not Hispanic
0%

Gender

Male: 53%
Female: 47%

English Learners

English Learners icon
100%

Delivery Method

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Individual

Urbanicity

Rural

Locations

WA
West


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