Fast ForWord Presentations, Research and Videos
September 26, 2012
The following information about Fast ForWord was shared with members of the District 97 community during recent presentations by Sheila Bush and Dr. Martha Burns.
- Dyslexia: A New Synergy Between Education and Cognitive Neuroscience - study referenced during the presentation by Dr. Martha Burns at Julian on September 24, 2012
- Neural mechanisms of selective auditory attention are enhanced by computerized training: Electrophysiological evidence from
language-impaired and typically developing children - research referenced during the presentation by Dr. Martha Burns at Julian on September 24, 2012
The following YouTube videos feature explanations from Dr. Burns about who can benefit from Fast ForWord and how the program differs from other learning interventions.
On June 12, 2012, the district presented the Board of Education with the results from the pilot of the Fast ForWord program that was conducted at several schools during the spring. Please click here for the PowerPoint that was presented to the board and click here for a summary of the results from the pilot.
In January 2012, the district set up a Web page with information about Fast ForWord that can be accessed by clicking here.