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Congratulations to Giselle Pinot at Bablake School, who has beaten off stiff competition to win the ‘Out of Norm’ comic strip challenge.
Students in 2,746 schools across the UK and Ireland took Accelerated Reader quizzes on Friday 1st May as part of the Quizzing for Nepal fundraiser. Between them, they took 96,993 AR quizzes – a record number of quizzes taken in a single day.
Help us to raise £1,000 for the Nepal earthquake relief fund and you could win £1,000 worth of books for your school!
It’s the 20th anniversary for @ransombooks! To celebrate, they are offering 30% off their AR book packs. But which quizzes on Ransom books are the most popular?
By Dirk Foch, Managing Director
I am very pleased to introduce the latest edition of Renaissance News – our printed newsletter that is being sent to all of our customers this week.
By Beverly Sanford, Quiz Writer
Beverly Sanford has been a Quiz Writer for Renaissance Learning since 2007. She shares her experience of going from writing quizzes to writing books.
We are exhibiting at the Education Show 2015, 19th – 21st March, at the NEC Birmingham. In addition to a stand, we are providing Literacy, Numeracy and Assessment sessions.
The 2015 What Kids Are Reading report was published last week. Several media outlets picked up on the report, with articles and commentary about its findings appearing in the national, local and education press.
Congratulations to Mary-Jane King of East Point Academy and Eileen Bolton of Northumberland Park Community School for becoming the first Model Project Managers of the 2014/15 academic year! They have received awards recognising their success in implementing the excellence standards for AR across their schools.
For the second year running, we are providing schools with fun ‘mini’ Accelerated Reader-style quizzes on this year’s £1 World Book Day books. In addition, full AR quizzes for each of these books will be available from Thursday 5th March 2015.