Scientific Learning Initiated In Tuba City School District

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By Suetopka Thayer

TC District


TC District will be the only native school community in the country that is currently investing its money, time and personnel resources in a special program of scientific learning called Fast ForWord for its students, Kindergarten through 12th grade.  

Fast ForWord is a specialized program designed to develop the critical thinking, listening and reading skills necessary for success in the classroom, the workplace and everyday life.

Based on over 25 years of brain research, this interactive, adaptive program uses patented technology to target language and reading skills that are the basic foundations for  classroom learning.  

Fast Forword uses neuroscience principles to create an optimal learning environment by:

1. Simultaneously cross-training multiple skills to maximize learning.

2. Identifying reading and language difficulties.

3. Attacking the underlying causes of these



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