Our assessment and practice solutions are versatile enough to support learning wherever it happens, but they can support teaching and learning in a classroom environment.

Star Assessments for reading, maths and early literacy work individually and in collaboration with Accelerated Reader, Freckle and myON to offer genuinely personalised instruction and progress monitoring.

  • Computer-adaptive: screen an entire class in as little as 20 minutes
  • Instant results and detailed reports help you understand where your children are and effortlessly follow the progress of groups and individuals
  • Learning Progressions and Focus Skills allow you to focus on the things that matter to help accelerate learning

Read: Tips for Getting Started

Listen: The Assessment Solution Podcast

Watch: What are Star Assessments

Learn: Close Learning Gaps with Focus Skills

myON and myON News offer 24/7 online access to digital books and articles and links to Star Reading and Accelerated Reader to provide a personalised literacy solution for all students.

  • Supports whole class reading with over 6,000 enhanced digital books
  • Audio narration, annotation tools such as sticky notes and a journal engage readers of all abilities
  • myON Projects can promote more comprehensive discussion and learning opportunities around texts

Read: Top Tips for Creating myON Projects

Listen: Whole Class Reading Podcast

Watch: myON tutorials

Learn: Whole Class Reading with myON

Accelerated Reader has been motivating children and young people to read for over 35 years, and links to Star Reading and myON allow personalised reading practice and unique insights into reading attainment and achievement.

  • Over 38,000 quizzes on real books, with more added every month
  • Literacy Skills, Vocabulary Practice Recorded Voice quizzes and non-fiction articles are also available
  • Supports whole class reading and includes valuable resources, such as reading logs

Read: Planning a Successful Start to Accelerated Reader

Listen: The ATOS Level Podcast

Watch: Supporting Teaching and Learning with Accelerated Reader

Learn: Using Reading to Close the Attainment Gap on-demand webinar

Freckle offers differentiated primary maths practice that balances fun learning fun, while links to Star Maths and Focus Skills help to refine instruction and accelerate learning for all pupils. Star Reading and Accelerated Reader offer a personalised literacy solution for all students.

  • Aligned to English National Curriculum standards for Years 1-6
  • Uses the power of Focus Skills to accelerate learning and close the gaps, building foundations for future learning
  • Share classes with teaching assistants and other teachers and other teachers

Read: “An invaluable resource that saves teachers loads of time”

Listen: The Maths Star Podcast

Watch: What is Freckle?

Nearpod offers an interactive platform that merges real-time formative assessment and dynamic media for live and self-paced learning experiences inside and outside the classroom.

  • Use insights from 20+ formative assessments and dynamic media features to guide teaching.
  • Make slides-based lessons interactive and gather data on student understanding by adding formative assessments, simulations, and dynamic media.
  • Create active video experiences to check for understanding with built-in interactive questions.

Read: Nearpod: A one-stop-shop for meeting or lesson planning needs

Watch: What is Nearpod?

Watch: Renaissance presents Nearpod at Bett 2022

Learn: For Remote and Classroom Teaching, Nearpod Makes Learning Engaging, Everywhere

The Back-to-School Cheat Sheet

Whether you’re brand-new to Accelerated Reader or need a little refresher for the new term, Catherine is here to help!

Catherine is a teacher and School Improvement Leader at St Comgalls Primary School in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, using AR for around eight years. Read her top tips in our blog, and watch her explain them in the following videos.

Read more on our blog

Back-to-school set-up checklist

We’ve compiled a checklist of all the actions and items needed to ensure your school is set up correctly for the new school year.

View back to school checklist

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