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Some seniors fail exit exam, will not receive a diploma

...after regular hours. Students who need a lot of help in reading are given a computer-based reading course and the Fast ForWord program. The latter, which also is computer-based, helps students learn language better. The Anchorage district...
Small classes, computer program may give boost in literacy

...District hopes the combination of small classes and the Fast ForWord computer program will give students a boost in programs. The Juneau School District has used the Fast ForWord program for several years in the regular school year...
Program is seen as being worth the cost

...grant money runs out to pay for the Fast ForWord program, the Juneau School District...hire speech therapists to do what Fast ForWord does because they would have to...students received the specialized Fast ForWord training during the 2002-03 school...
Summer school kids getting better instruction and from the Fast ForWord computer-based training. But they said Fast ForWord helped the children. It also provided...children's shortcomings in literacy. In Fast ForWord, children play computer games...
Riverbend principal candidates meet community

...Brenda Weaver is currently working with Riverbend Elementary as a lead teacher in the Summer Scholars Academy and as a Fast ForWord coordinator. Weaver earned her bachelor's degrees and certificates from the University of Alaska Southeast in early...
Juneau School Board: Carlson's strengths come from parenting, school service

...teachers and usually ahead of the pack with new ideas," she said. Carlson cited the district's piloting of the Fast ForWord language program, the Tlingit- oriented classrooms at Harborview Elementary and the house structure at Dzantik'i...
Incumbent has a classroom perspective.

...hired specialists in English and math; implemented the Fast ForWord computer-based learning program; and hired a truancy...program to encourage Natives to prepare for college, the Fast ForWord program, study halls, and after-school practice...
Young students Fast ForWord

...who supervised Riverbend's Fast ForWord lab, said he hesitates to call...when talking to parents. Even if Fast ForWord seems like games to the kids...Oakland, Calif., which developed Fast ForWord, the games are "rewiring" children's...
Credit where it's due

...highlighting the computer program Fast ForWord that the Juneau School District...the teacher in charge of the Fast ForWord lab. As Thane's kindergarten...from continued participation in Fast ForWord. However, this has created a...


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