F.A.S.T. Learning’s literacy programs are based on more than fifteen years of rigorous testing and research. Teachers have consistently delivered dramatic gains in reading when teaching with F.A.S.T. Learning’s literacy programs.
By Martin Tombari, Ph.D. and Jini Puma, M.A.
The chief objective of this evaluation was to determine the extent to which the F.A.S.T. Reading System, a reading intervention program, has accelerated the performance of struggling readers in grades 2 through 8. It includes longitudinal analyses of students enrolled in four different schools (Mission Avenue Elementary School in Albuquerque, NM; Wyatt-Edison Elementary and Middle School in Denver, CO; Creekside Elementary School in Centennial, CO; and Manzano Day School in Albuquerque, NM) during the 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 school years.
Read the full report (PDF): F.A.S.T. Reading Program Summary of Research on Achievement Outcomes
For more than 6 years, teachers at Lois Lenski Elementary School have seen their learning-challenged students make impressive gains in reading proficiency — an average of two grade levels per semester — using the F.A.S.T. Reading System.
Read the case study (PDF): Lois Lenski Elementary School
Dakota Valley Elementary’s K–1, special ed and ELA students show “phenomenal” growth — thanks to a dedicated staff and F.A.S.T.’s flexible, fun approach.
Read the case study (PDF): Dakota Valley Elementary School
New Mexico’s oldest independent elementary school has taken a new look at reading instruction. 95%-100% of all students are now reading at or above grade level.
Read the case study (PDF): Manzano Day School
In 2002, the staff at Mission Avenue Elementary School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, took a hard look at their reading program and decided something had to be done to better meet the needs of its student population, a group with extremely low socioeconomics, high mobility rates, and English language deficits.
Read the case study (PDF): Mission Avenue Elementary School
The F.A.S.T. Reading System Intervention Program is putting struggling readers at Denver’s Wyatt-Edison Charter School on the fast-track to reading proficiency.
Read the case study (PDF): Wyatt-Edison Charter School
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