Accelerated Reader

Software for K-12 schools for monitoring the practice of reading.
Created by Renaissance Learning, Inc.

Renaissance Website


A Parent’s Guide to Accelerated Reader

Parent’s Guide to Accelerated Reader (PDF)

Parent’s Guide to Accelerated Reader (Link)


A Parent’s Guide to Accelerated Reader Book Finder

Parent’s Guide to AR Book Finder (PDF)

Parent’s Guide to AR Book Finder (Link)


Accelerated Reader has three functions

Assessment of a student’s reading level
Suggesting titles of books at that level
Assessing whether a student has completed reading a book

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