OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Fast ForWord® program from Scientific Learning Corp. (OTC PINK:SCIL) has been named a finalist for a Cool Tool Award in The EdTech Awards 2020. The evidence-based language and reading solution was recognized in the language learning solution category.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the EdTech Awards is the largest and most competitive recognition program in all of education technology. The U.S.-based program recognizes outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.
“We are excited and honored to once again be a finalist for the EdTech Cool Tool Awards,” said Jeff Thomas, CEO of Scientific Learning. “During this unprecedented and challenging time, there has never been a more important moment for Fast ForWord and its mission to help learners reach their potential. With so many non-traditional instruction protocols in place, students need to make sure that they are able to keep learning, even with an abundance of obstacles and distractions. Fast ForWord’s proven track record of helping struggling learners online is perfectly situated to help students today.”
Developed by neuroscientists, the Fast ForWord program is an online, evidence-based language and reading solution that simultaneously strengthens reading skills and the underlying cognitive skills required for struggling readers, English Language Learners, and students receiving special education services to succeed. The Fast ForWord program is remote-ready and has been a proven digital solution for both home use and in-class use for over twenty years.
For more information, visit http://www.scilearn.com/.
Richard S. Cheng
VP, Head of Global Marketing
Scientific Learning Corp.