What is Accelerated Reader?
This programme is based on the fundamental principle that practice improves reading. It combines the power of computer technology with a literature approach to improve reading skills.
The students follow this process:
- Complete a STAR reading assessment to determine recommended reading level
- Set own goals and targets for the term
- Select an appropriate book for reading ability
- Read the book
- Take a reading quiz test
- The computer records results on its data base and generates reports for students and teacher