Tag: FAQs

Why can’t quizzes be available straight away?

By Cecelia Powell, Managing Editor

The posters have gone up on the bus shelters. The pre-order has been made. The book has dropped on the doormat. The student has read it from cover to cover in a few hours. He has logged into Accelerated Reader and… there isn’t a quiz available yet.

How can I request a book to be quizzed?

By Cecelia Powell, Managing Editor

We are often asked when a particular book will have a quiz made available for Accelerated Reader. Sometimes these are new publications, and the book is currently in our editing process. Other times, they are slightly older books that we haven’t yet come across. One way or the other, if we know that a book is highly sought-after in schools using AR we will make every effort to produce a quiz for that book.

What makes a book non-quizzable?

By Cecelia Powell, Managing Editor

While we make every effort to produce a reading practice quiz on the books that students are reading, from time to time we find that books are unsuitable for quizzing with Accelerated Reader. The reasons for this vary, but all centre on the fact that we never compromise on the rigorously developed and enforced standards on the quality of our quizzes.

What are AR book levels… and what are they not?

By Cecelia Powell, Managing Editor

Accelerated Reader uses the ATOS formula to determine book levels – a measure of the complexity of the text. But what are book levels? And what are they not? Our Managing Editor explains how they are determined and how they should be used in conjunction with other measures to ensure that students are reading books that are appropriate for them.

Why are there AR quizzes for books with adult content?

By Cecelia Powell, Managing Editor

AR quizzes are available for several books that handle adult themes and use adult language. In this FAQs article, we look at why we produce quizzes for these books.

How can I secure my Renaissance Place site and prevent quizzing from home?

The license agreement for Accelerated Reader explicitly prohibits allowing students to take quizzes from home. There are two main reasons for this: one is to protect the integrity of quiz results and the other is to maintain the security of your Renaissance Place (RP) site.

Why do some book levels seem so anomalous?

By Cecelia Powell, Managing Editor

In the first in a series of Frequently Asked Questions, we’re looking at one of the most common causes for enquiries from customers: book levels. How can it be that a chunky 300-page novel has the same book level as a picture book? Managing Editor Cecelia Powell explains why these apparent anomalies are actually demonstrations of the accuracy of the ATOS formula.


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

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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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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.