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November 2018 Release

The following products received updates.

All Renaissance Products

  • Teachers and administrators will now have the option to select multiple assignment types when using the Student Performance Record report. This will allow them to view multiple assignment types by student on one report.

Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Reader 360

  • Students will be automatically prompted to complete quizzes that were started on or after 11/17/2018, including AR book quizzes, AR360 Article quizzes, and AR360 Skills Practice quizzes. The student will have the option to complete or delete the quiz.  If the student chooses to complete the quiz, they will resume where they left off.  These actions may require a monitor password if that preference is set.
  • The Lexile® Measures preference is now called the Lexile® Range preference. The description now explains that the preference controls if Lexile ranges are shown in both Star reports, and also used for setting Accelerated Reader Book Level Restrictions.
     

Star Assessments

  • The Lexile® Measures preference is now called the Lexile® Range preference. The description now explains that the preference controls if Lexile ranges are shown in both Star reports, and also used for setting Accelerated Reader Book Level Restrictions.
  • Expected Goal Growth Rates (SS/Week) have been added to the Star Student Progress Monitoring Reports when a Scaled Score Goal is set, allowing educators to better track student progress towards the goal and adjust the intervention if necessary.
  • Star Test Activity Reports now show failed and attempted tests.
Fall 2018 Release

The following products received updates.

All Renaissance Products

  • Continued resolution of bugs.
  • Continued improvements to make pages load faster. 

Accelerated Reader

  • Students can now discover 2000 engaging non-fiction articles covering dozens of topics from history, science, technology, and culture from their home page. After reading the article they will also be able to test their comprehension with an AR quiz for each article.
  • Students can see the "% of points goal earned" metric on their progress page.
  • On the Bookshelf, students can search for completed quizzes by title, quiz number, or author.
  • Students can search for a books by book level, interest level, or points using new advanced filters.
  • Educators can run the new Goals Met report to get a list of all students who have met their goals, making this core task easy and quick.
  • Educators can set a new Reading Practice Passing Percent preference to control what quiz scores count as passing.

Accelerated Reader 360

  • Students can see the "% of points goal earned" metric on their progress page.
  • On the Bookshelf, students can search for completed quizzes by title, quiz number, or author.
  • Students can search for a books by book level, interest level, or points using new advanced filters.
  • Educators can run the new Goals Met report to get a list of all students who have met their goals, making this core task easy and quick.
  • Educators can set a new Reading Practice Passing Percent preference to control what quiz scores count as passing.

Renaissance Flow 360

  • Users now have the ability to delete Accelerated Math Instructional Practice assignments.

Star Assessments

  • Support 10K character limit for constructed response items in Star Custom. Expand character limit for constructed response items in Star Custom and provide the student with word and character counts. Teachers will also see word and character count when hand scoring the constructed response items.
  • Users now have the ability to delete Star Custom assignments and assign OER's (open educational resources) to their students.

myON

  • myON v3.18 added questions for students on news articles, updated the correlations to educational standards, and improved login help for students using certain single sign-on systems
Summer 2018 Release

The following products received updates.

All Renaissance Products

  • Continued resolution of bugs.
  • Continued improvements to make pages load faster. 

Accelerated Reader

  • The page break option is available and working on the Student Record Report.
  • Students reading eBooks on myON Reader can now seamlessly link to AR quizzes directly from the myON platform.

Accelerated Reader 360

  • The page break option is available and working on the Student Record Report.
  • myON Reader users can now seamlessly link to AR quizzes directly from the myON ebook platform.
  • K-2 Read Aloud article assignments can now be previewed and assigned without error.

Star Assessments

  • Learning Progression update (8/1/18)

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