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Title:  Fast ForWord
Description: 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 is designed to adapt the nature and difficulty of the content based on individual student's responses and includes three series: Fast ForWord Language, Fast ForWord Literacy, and Fast ForWord to Reading. The WWC found that Fast ForWord has positive effects on alphabetics, no discernible effects on reading fluency, and mixed effects on comprehension for beginning readers.
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Cover Date: March 2013
Web Release: March 19, 2013
Publication #: WWC IRL172
Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Authors: WWC
Type of Product: Intervention Report
Questions: For questions about the content of this Intervention Report, please contact:
Joy Lesnick.