Accelerated Reader


Accelerated Reader makes the essential practice component of the reading curriculum more personalized and effective, and it provides students with daily feedback on all three types of reading practice (read to, read with and independent reading).

Learn comprehension, vocabulary development, literacy skills development and textbook reading.

Parent Involvement with Renaissance Home Connect

With our new Renaissance Home Connect, parents can be directly involved in making student reading practices even more effective.

  • Measure Progress
  • View Quiz Results
  • Stay In-the-Know
  • Conduct Book Searches


  • Step 1: Choose a Book

    The students choose to read a fiction or nonfiction book, textbook or magazine. Teachers monitor reading, including guided, paired, literature-based or textbook reading.

  • Step 2: Take a Quiz

    Students take an online quiz to test the comprehension of their reading.

  • Step 3: Access Your Learning

    Using any combination of more than 30 different reports immediately generated by the software, teachers can evaluate student reading, comprehension, amount of reading, diagnostic information and other variables. In addition, AR helps teachers monitor each student’s vocabulary growth, literacy skills development and reading skills taught through basal readers and other reading textbooks.