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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!

“On my retirement from Glebe School…”

Kim Bisson, an ex-school librarian and teaching assistant, was about to retire and had something to say to us before she left…

Who’s afraid of the big, bad, digital library?

Have you ever explored the idea of utilising a digital library? In this blog post, we’re exploring some of the benefits of a digital library and how these can help to overcome barriers that libraries are facing today.

Celebrating Women in Sport

With the Women’s World Cup well underway in Paris, take a look at these books that cover a diverse range of fantastic sportswomen to inspire your young readers!

Let’s take a journey back in time…

Here at Renaissance, we’ve been accelerating learning for all for over 30 years. And it all started with a mother who wanted to share her love of reading with her children… read the story of Renaissance’s humble beginnings in the US all the way until today.

If you like this – try this!

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!

Accelerated Reader for struggling readers

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!

Developing a Trust-wide reading strategy (with Accelerated Reader)

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.


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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.

August 2019

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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.