Users' questions

Should Accelerated Reader be used as a grade?

Should Accelerated Reader be used as a grade?

Using AR tends to encourage some students to read books that most teachers and parents would consider inappropriate for certain age levels. Hardly appropriate reading material for these grade levels! Content is not considered in the AR point system and students are, of course, reading for those points.

What are the benefits of accelerated reader program?

Accelerated Reader (AR) is a popular reading program used in schools. AR helps teachers track students’ independent practice and progress with reading. It’s not specifically designed for kids who learn and think differently. But teachers can use it to help guide struggling readers to books they can read successfully.

Does Accelerated Reader improve reading comprehension?

Based on the data from these two studies, WWC concluded: The WWC considers the extent of evidence for Accelerated Reader to be medium to large for comprehension and small for reading fluency and general reading achievement. Accelerated Reader doesn’t provide reading instruction.

How to personalize reading practice in Renaissance Learning?

Personalize reading practice to each student’s current level. Manage all reading activities including read to, read with, and independent reading. Assess students’ reading with four types of quizzes: Reading Practice, Vocabulary Practice, Literacy Skills, and Textbook Quizzes.

How many AR quizzes are there in Accelerated Reader?

Every day, at hundreds of schools across the country, thousands of students have the opportunity to assess their reading comprehension by taking a Reading Practice Quiz in Accelerated Reader. More than 45,000 AR quizzes are available on a wide range of books. Reading Practice Quizzes span books suitable for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12.

What does the Renaissance star reading score mean?

Renaissance Star Reading®: Score Definitions Renaissance Star Reading scores represent how students performed on the test compared with the performance of a nationally representative sample of students, called the norms group. These scores present a snapshot of achievement at a specific point in time.

When to use Renaissance place ID Accelerated Reader?

Renaissance Place ID can be used during setup of Accelerated Reader on iPad®, iPhone®, or iPod touch® and during setup of STAR Reading, STAR Math, STAR Early Literacy, and STAR Reading Spanish on iPad®.