Carnegie Learning Initial Implementation Courses: ELA

Fast ForWord Initial Implementation


Learning Intentions

After you finish this course, you will be able to:

-Introduce your students to the Fast ForWord program with purpose.

-Complete the necessary steps to start the Fast ForWord program in your classroom.

-Advance your Fast ForWord implementation by using your reports to monitor its progress.

What is the purpose of this course?

To help educators use the Fast ForWord program with purpose by discovering the “why-do” of the Fast ForWord program before they learn about the “how-to” and to support educators with starting up and advancing the program in order to address literacy gaps and special populations who struggle with reading.

PD Hours: 6

  • welcome!
  • Welcome to the Fast ForWord Initial Implementation course
  • using Fast forword with purpose (45-60 mins)
  • Section Overview: Using Fast ForWord with Purpose
  • Mentimeter: Like me
  • Who we are: Course Instructor Introductions
  • Fast ForWord Overview: The Difference. The Science. The Impact. (incl. padlet)
  • Check for Understanding: Using Fast ForWord with Purpose
  • Getting Your Students Started (90 mins)
  • Section Overview: Getting Your Students Started
  • Getting Your Students Started (includes padlet)
  • Check for Understanding: Reading Progress Indicator
  • Introducing your students to fast forword (90-120 mins)
  • Section Overview: Introducing Students to Fast ForWord
  • Introducing Your Students to Fast ForWord
  • Check for Understanding: Fast ForWord Components Knowledge
  • Advancing your implementation (60 mins)
  • Section Overview: Advancing Your Implementation
  • Be Curious About Fast ForWord Reports
  • Check for Understanding: MySciLEARN Reports
  • Help! Resources and support For You (15 mins)
  • Section Overview: Help! Resources and Support for You
  • Live Q&A Webinars with an Expert
  • Help! Resources and Support for You
  • Check for Understanding: Help! Resources and Support for You
  • closing activities [15 mins]
  • Padlet: Virtually Shaping Up
  • End of Course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever