Tag: Accelerated Reader
We know that book recommendations can be tricky. So we’ve come up with series similar to your students’ favourites to keep them hooked on reading!
Reading can be a struggle for many children. In this blog, we highlight some books and series perfect for encouraging struggling readers to get stuck in to a book along with their classmates!
By Gary Hillyard, Assistant Headteacher
In this guest post, Gary Hillyard talks about his Trust-wide reading strategy and why they’ve evolved the use of Accelerated Reader beyond small intervention programmes to become the backbone of reading in all the Trust’s schools.
In this blog post, we explain Accelerated Reader book levels, how they’re decided, and why they sometimes seem surprising!
We are delighted to announce that all twelve of the £1 World Book Day 2019 books – plus one which is only available in Ireland – are now available to quiz on Accelerated Reader. Find the quiz information in this blog!
Now in its eleventh year, our annual What Kids Are Reading report is worth making a big deal out of!
By Simon Pritchard, Headteacher
Like many schools, when levels were removed from primary assessment, we thought that the adoption of ‘Emerging, Developing and Secure’ would give us a solid way of assessing and measuring learning progression.
Here at Renaissance, we’re getting excited for next week’s launch of our annual What Kids Are Reading report!
This February marks LGBT History Month. To celebrate, we’ve picked out some great fiction and non-fiction books for all interest levels that are sure to get kids exploring LGBT history and issues.
By Gary Alexander, Deputy Head Teacher
In this guest post, the Deputy Head Teacher of Battle & Langton Primary School, Gary Alexander, shares his initial thoughts on Ofsted’s recently-published consultation paper on the proposed new inspection framework. In particular, he looks at the implications for assessment and data collection.