Accelerated Reader

In this series, Matt introduces readers to Accelerated Reader (AR), a web service that offers 160,000 reading comprehension quizzes for fiction and nonfiction.


What is AR?

This post provides an overview of what Accelerated Reader offers.


How Students Use AR

This post uses screenshots to explain the process of how students log in and take an AR quiz.


How Teachers Use AR to Track Students’ Recent Reading

This post explains one type of useful data AR collects and how to look up the most recent book each of your students have read.


How to Use AR for Grading and Planning Incentives

This post explains how to use AR for grading and planning incentives. It also uses screenshots to show how to run a “word count” report, which tracks exactly how many words each of your students has read.