You should learn:
(1) What to expect from the New Fast ForWord,
(2) When to use your guided reading tool, Reading Assistant, to get reading fluency and comprehension results before winter break, and
(3) The tools available at your fingertips to make this year feel…dare we say it…Effortless!
Title: Introducing the New Fast ForWord – Now with SmartLearning Technology!
Originally broadcast Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Duration: 1 hour
10 New Improved Features for The Fast ForWord Family. Teachers and Students are loving it!
What will the students love about the new and improved Fast ForWord technology?
- Point Counter
Mistakes and setbacks occur when students rush to complete the program. Staying focused will earn the student points and that is how a student makes progress. Students get responses in a row correct and they will actually see the points there and then, which motivates the student when they see how many points in a row they get right.
- Replay/Play Back
Play Back on Fast ForWord means a student can be able to rewind/playback a word or sentence with the click of a button to hear it again.
This allows a student with a click of a button to run through a series of trials. Autoplay and earning points work together to assist the student attain the correct trials. The autoplay feature allows the students to get through the trials much faster.
Students adapt faster with materials and tools that they can easily associate themselves with. The materials Fast Forword provides can easily be adopted by new students.
- Progress Indicators
Progress indicators inform users about the status of ongoing processes. Fast ForWord meter indicator has been improved with the new Feeder Meter, and the percentage complete of the student. This feature will motivate the students to aim for a higher percentage.
What will the Educators love from the new feature of Fast ForWord?
- Better Introductions
Fast ForWord Foundations 1 has a better method of training students to make a better and strong start while using the program.
- Automated Coaching
Students who need help while using the program can rest assured that Fast Forword Foundation I, have identified and introduced just in time automated coaching to correct and help common issues associated with the program.
- Language Structure
Ele-bot – The Fast ForWord Language v2 exercise program is now improved and is able to help with what to listen for and how to understand various grammatical forms.
- Vocabulary Pre-Teaching
Students ready to use Fast ForWord facilitates have an advantage. This is because Foundation I, has combined instructions and relevant vocabulary within the exercises, giving students the meanings of words before they encounter them.
In General, the Fast ForWord Family has benefited from:
- Smartlearning Technology.
Fast ForWord program has been greatly improved using Smartlearning technology. With artificial intelligence educators can deliver smarter, more focused interventions and faster results for students.