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Business (not quite) as usual in the Content Team

To all our valued customers, Accelerated Reader quiz takers and publisher partners, In light of the current circumstances concerning the COVID-19 virus, we want to reassure everyone that Renaissance Accelerated Reader quizzes will continue to be published. Our office is currently closed and all our colleagues are working from home, but those same faces you saw in […]

Behind the Scenes: Creating Quizzes for Accelerated Reader

Introduced by Cecelia Powell, Managing Editor Every school day, children from all around the world are being inspired to read using Renaissance Accelerated Reader. In schools from Brazil to Dubai, from South Korea to the Seychelles, from Scotland to China, AR quizzes and practice activities are being used to assess reading comprehension. Here in the […]

Guest Blog: Richard Slade on Solving the Puzzle of Literacy Assessment

With teacher workloads under pressure and the school’s budget being tighter now than ever before, the teaching landscape is tough. But, with software like Star Assessments, we have been able to take control of the reigns and help our students to reach their full potential. With bulletproof data, inspiring confidence in our students’ reading abilities and providing them with even more material to read than before, we are confident that we have developed the complete literacy solution at Plumcroft Primary School.

Renaissance Awards 2019

The last Friday in November is a big day in the Renaissance calendar. This year, the morning was spent erecting the stage, putting up banners, ironing the tablecloths, blowing up balloons, and making sure we had enough canapes… all in preparation for our annual Renaissance Awards ceremony!

Our favourite non-fiction of 2018-19

Looking for some non-fiction inspiration? Look no further. We’ve picked our favourite non-fiction that we quizzed in the 2018-19 academic year.

Guest Blog: Cathy Williams shares more of her story

By Cathy Williams, Director of Teaching and Learning

Part two of our guest blog from Cathy Williams, Director of Teaching and Learning at Schoolsworks MAT, as she continues the story of her trust-wide assessment journey.

Guest Blog: Cathy Williams, Director of Teaching and Learning, Schoolsworks MAT

By Cathy Williams, Director of Teaching and Learning

In this guest blog, Cathy shares her experiences as Director of Teaching and Learning at Schoolsworks and offers some advice to other MATs who might be facing similar challenges when addressing school assessment.

NEWS RELEASE: World-leading education technology firm Renaissance Learning launches in China

Our launch in China comes after three years spent understanding what would work best for Chinese customers and how to adapt products to best suit the Chinese education system. Read about our success in China so far, and what we plan on doing going forward.

Renaissance goes back to school!

With kids across the country starting or returning to school this week, here at Renaissance we thought we’d take a look back at some of the books we loved as children – and dig up our old school photos!

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Each month, we publish a list of the new AR quizzes released in the previous month.

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We work with carefully selected partners who share our mission of accelerating learning for all and provide services that complement our programmes.

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Monthly Quiz List

Each month, we publish a list of the new AR quizzes released in the previous month.

February 2020

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Key Awards and Lists

We aim to quiz all of the books from the major awards and reading promotions. See below for details of AR quizzed books on recent lists.