Why So Few Fast ForWord Updates?

Why Mess With Success? A friend of ours recently relayed a criticism in business circles that there have not been many Fast ForWord updates: "It has not been updated since the mid-1990s when it was launched!  In a world where children have changed (granted, most are...

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Fast ForWord Gains In School

In its first semester with the Fast ForWord program, the School City of East Chicago is experiencing positive results. While Fast ForWord is mainly used in schools, Gemm Learning has a licence for home use. There are 43 lanaguges spoken in this district making it a great opportunity for Fast ForWord to demonstrate one of its strongest applications, helping English Language Learners, children that either were born hearing a language other than English or who speak another language at home. “We’re seeing average gains of 1.5 grade levels in reading in only 25 to 39 days of use, depending on the school,” said Superintendent Michael Harding.

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