Tag: Accelerated Reader

Around the World in AR Books

This summer’s travel plans might be a little different this year. Many of us are finding ourselves at home instead of on sandy beaches – but fear not! With the following books chosen by the Accelerated Reader Content team, you and your family can travel around the world, from the Caribbean to the Arctic…

Celebrating diversity on Accelerated Reader

Did you know that there are over 38,000 quizzes on Accelerated Reader?! That’s a lot of books to choose from! In this blog, we wanted to highlight some of our more recent favourite AR titles from authors of colour.

Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

It’s Earth Day’s 50th anniversary! In this blog, Lee shares some some great fiction and non-fiction titles that are sure to get kids exploring issues around climate change and the Earth.

Business (not quite) as usual in the Content Team

In these unprecedented times of COVID-19 and working from home, we have had to make some changes to our quiz writing process. Cecelia, our Managing Editor, shares the details in this blog post.

Our partnership with the Seychelles: one year in the making

We signed a three-year agreement with the Seychelles earlier this year! Here’s how we reached this point.

Behind the Scenes: Creating Quizzes for Accelerated Reader

Follow the journey of a book as it goes through the quizzing process!

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.

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Monthly Quiz List

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.

August 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.