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Frequently Asked Questions "I have heard that I need a clinician for Fast ForWord. If I work with Gemm, who will monitor my son’s program?" Many clinicians utilize Fast ForWord within their practices because it is an extremely effective learning intervention. For...
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...
About six years ago, Gemm Learning pioneered a virtual learning center model that extends beyond the classroom to the home. Our program managers are certified Fast ForWord professionals and experienced classroom educators.
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Fast ForWord rewired the dyslexic children’s brains: their brains responded more like typical readers’ when processing fast-changing sounds, and their reading improved.
Fast ForWord is an effective program for helping English language learners absorb the sounds of English for better reading, writing and language structure skills.
Like any commendable educator, they possess the dexterity to see the child through all the way. They encompassed every aspect of my child’s learning needs, from focusing, to effective listening, to reading and spelling with confidence.
“Lives have been changed,” a speech-language pathologist, said when asked about Fast ForWord program being adopted by B.C. schools that’s based on years of research into neuroplasticity — the discovery that the human brain can be “rewired.”
Fast ForWord founders, Dr. Michael Merzenich and Dr. Paula Tallal, fetaure as the first two in a series of full length interviews posted on the Children of the Code website.
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.