This is a support course for parents, teachers and learners who are working through the language series of Fast ForWord. It includes support materials for,
The support materials are designed to give you a clear explanation of how the exercises work and how they help learners. They include practical tips that you can try at home or school to keep your children/students engaged and motivated.
The resources and strategies in this course have been developed by the team at LearnFast Australia, who have over a decade of experience in using the Fast ForWord programs to help people (both young and old) with learning and reading difficulties.
The course does not contain access to the exercises. Although the course is set up in Sections and Lectures in sequential order, you do not need to work through it sequentially. You can go straight to areas of need to get your questions answered.
You will find a combination of,
You will also have the opportunity to complete a feedback form to let us know how you went, and how we can improve this resource for future users. We welcome your comments.
This video provides helpful tips on how to help learners who might be struggling with Dog Bone. Please also refer to the support resources links (downloadable PDFs on this page) that can provide you with further support for this exercise.
Peter Barnes has a broad background and experience that ranges from adult education & training in a human resources context, through learning & business innovation, to the leadership of large organisations. He has also worked in finance journalism, accountancy, and digital marketing.
Peter has been involved with the LearnFast Group since 2003, when he joined his wife, Devon, to help her manage the growth in the numbers of schools and individuals using LearnFast’s educational software programs to address language and literacy challenges for learners of all ages. These programs are now delivered throughout southeast Australia and New Zealand.
Peter is a passionate snow skier and has a wide range of interests – from mirror neurons, to American politics (and many others!). Peter has a vision for improving the education of future generations through the innovative and creative use of emerging technologies.