Every student can be an active reader this summer

As the summer break draws near, we’re excited to launch free resources to encourage summer reading for every student. From reading logs, challenges, certificates and more, our products and free resources are here to help.

Accelerated Reader is a powerful tool for monitoring and managing independent reading practice, motivating your students to read for pleasure.

Star Assessments for reading and maths give you accurate, actionable data about what your students know and what they are ready to learn next – informing your planning and teaching.

myON by Renaissance provides every student with 24/7 access to thousands of enhanced digital texts and literacy supports.

Student Engagement Kits

Use these time-saving tips, ideas, handouts, templates, and more to engage students in reading practice activities.

Support and encourage learning this summer with free resources for myON and Accelerated Reader to share with parents and students.

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The logo for Renaissance Accelerated Reader
The logo for Renaissance Accelerated Reader


Summer School Guides for Teachers and Administrators

Handy implementation guides to help teachers and administrators set up and deliver effective summer school programs using one or more of the following products.

Accelerated Reader

Watch: Quizzing at home

Due to school closures across the United Kingdom and Ireland, we have changed our guidance to allow Accelerated Reader quizzing at home for the period of school closures

 Tips for using Accelerated Reader at home for parents and guardians

Read how children can also complete AR quizzes about their books to help monitor their progress when they are out of school.

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder – Parent’s Guide

Selecting the right books for your child to read is easier than ever. Visit www.arbookfind.co.uk to access Accelerated Reader Bookfinder

Watch: Renaissance Home Connect

Renaissance Home Connect improves the school to home connection by allowing parents and students to log into the website to view the student’s reading and maths practice and progress towards targets

Watch: How to set up Renaissance Home Connect 

If you’re a teacher and want to launch Renaissance Home Connect, watch this short video to learn the few simple steps you need to take in order to get setup

Star Assessments

Remote Testing Considerations for Star Assessments

Under normal circumstances, we would not recommend that schools administer Star Assessments remotely. However, we want to provide clear information to help you make the decisions about whether to include assessments as part of your instruction plans.

Star Assessments School Implementation Guide

The Implementation Guide has been created for both new and long-standing users of Star Assessments and Accelerated Reader

Focus Skills with Star Reading & Star Maths

Identify and close learning gaps caused by COVID-19 with Focus Skills. Based on extensive research into how learning progresses in reading and mathematics from Reception to Year 11, Focus Skills provide a roadmap for closing learning gaps.

Webinar: Using Focus Skills to Close COVID-19 Learning Gaps

Watch this research-based webinar to see where to access Reception to Year 11 Focus Skills for free—and how to use them to close performance gaps this school year.


myON & myON News

We’ve created some short and informative video tutorials which explains exactly what myON can offer both students and teachers

View top myON tips from Renaissance’s own teachers! You may wish to
use some of these tips, or just build projects as you go.

Find books you’ll love to read – anytime, anywhere!

This taxonomy is designed to make shared projects easy to find. For top tips on creating myON projects, please see our Top Tips guide.

If your child has access to myON, use this guide to help navigate through the world of myON!