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Accelerated Reader (AR) software installed in the classrooms and computer lab allows students to take in-class quizzes on books they have read for points. Each book has a designated reading level as well as point value.

 

Accelerated Reader link

AR BookFinder link

Accelerated Reader:

  • Helps kids get excited about books
  • AR helps students focus attention on careful reading of books, which improves students critical-thinking skills and builds the intrinsic love of reading.
  • Provides teachers with reliable, objective information
  • Enables teachers to monitor both the quantity and quality of reading practice engaged in by their students.
  • Helps to keep students challenged
  • Using AR, students can read appropriate books within their zone of proximal development (ZPD). This ensures that every student is challenged without being frustrated.