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Accelerated Reader

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Accelerated Reader
Developer(s)Renaissance Learning
Initial release1998; 26 years ago (1998)
Operating systemWindows, macOS

Accelerated Reader (AR) is a website used to assist students with reading skills. Some research showed that AR does not help middle school students read better or make them want to read more.[1] Other research showed that it may be bad for high school students.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Huang, SuHua (2012-01-01). "A Mixed Method Study of the Effectiveness of the Accelerated Reader Program on Middle School Students' Reading Achievement and Motivation". Reading Horizons: A Journal of Literacy and Language Arts. 51 (3). ISSN 2642-8857.
  2. Thompson, Gail; Madhuri, Marga; Taylor, Deborah (April 2008). "How the Accelerated Reader Program Can Become Counterproductive for High School Students". Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 51 (7): 550–560. doi:10.1598/JAAL.51.7.3.