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Accelerated Reader®

Motivate, monitor, and manage students’ independent reading practice with Accelerated Reader and watch as students develop a true love for reading.

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What Kids Are Reading

The world’s largest annual study of K–12 student reading habits

Download the 2020 report

What Kids Are Reading is the world’s largest annual study of K–12 student reading habits. With all-new information on nonfiction reading, eye-opening research analyses, and much more, the 2020 edition is a must-read.

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What Kids Are Reading 2019

Additional information on Accelerated Reader

What makes Accelerated Reader effective?

On-demand webinar: Maximize Practice for Greater Growth

On-demand webinar: Maximize Practice for Greater Growth

See how Accelerated Reader supports “perfect practice” for each of your students, from struggling readers to those performing above grade level.

Accelerate Growth for All Learners

Accelerate Growth for All Learners

Download the official brochure on Accelerated Reader to share with others.

Trends in Student Outcome Measures

Trends in Student Outcome Measures

Dive into some of the research behind Accelerated Reader and its research-proven effectiveness.

On-demand webinar: Maximize Practice for Greater Growth

On-demand webinar: Maximize Practice for Greater Growth

See how Accelerated Reader supports “perfect practice” for each of your students, from struggling readers to those performing above grade level.

Thought-leadership content on reading and instruction

Helpful guides, blogs, webinars, and more

Renaissance Home Connect

Families can access real-time information on their child’s progress, sign up to receive emails about quizzes, and stay up-to-date.

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Accelerated Reader Bookfinder

Searching for books with a corresponding Accelerated Reader Quiz is easy with Accelerated Reader Bookfinder. Students, teachers, parents, and librarians can search in English or Spanish using a variety of critieria.

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Education Leader’s Guide to Reading Growth

Explore essential research about reading practice, growth factors, motivation, comprehension, and other elements that you need to know to support student success.

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6 More Minutes: Struggling Readers, Reading Practice, and Growth

What are the differences between a student who starts and ends the school year as a struggling reader, and a student who starts out struggling but ends the year succeeding?

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Misconceptions About Student Literacy

Why is the “second phase” of literacy acquisition so critical to students’ success? Watch this webinar for the answers, along with practical strategies for strengthening reading practice in your district.

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What Kids Are Reading—in your state

Here, we take a deeper dive into that data set to examine what kids are reading in different states—and how those states differ from the nation and from each other.

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Help students develop a true love for reading

Join the thousands of other educators seeing a difference in their schools and districts with Accelerated Reader.

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