AR is a powerful tool for monitoring and managing independent reading practice. With AR, teachers can create a reading programme to meet the needs of every student.
Using information generated by the software, teachers can help students select books that are difficult enough to keep them challenged, but not too difficult to cause frustration. In addition, it helps teachers to monitor students’ vocabulary growth, literacy skills development and reading skills taught through other reading schemes.
During our recent OFSTED inspection the inspectors were hugely impressed with Accelerated Reader – not only in terms of the figures they were able to scrutinise, but also from speaking to the children who were enthused by AR.
Learning Resources Manager and Literacy Intervention Leader, All Saints Catholic College