Renaissance Accelerated Reader

Renaissance Accelerated Reader

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Renaissance Accelerated Reader

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Recent Reviews

Ren Place in the Classroom

10
April 26, 2022
I use AR with my students to discover their reading levels and track both their comprehension and a reading activity. The problems are …
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Much More Than Accountability

10
April 22, 2022
My school corporation uses Renaissance Accelerated Reader to ensure students' independent reading. It is used by our junior/senior high …

AR makes reading fun!

9
March 11, 2022
I use this product at our school with all students. It addresses problems of motivating, monitoring, and managing student independent …

Points Chasers

7
December 10, 2021
I facilitate the program. Students have started chasing points instead of reading for pleasure. They skim the book to get the answers.
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AR Book Success!

10
October 15, 2021
The [Accelerated Reader] program through Renaissance is wonderful. It allows me to track the books my students are reading, and allows …

Renaissance Accelerated Reader

9
September 27, 2021
Renaissance Accelerated Reader provides staff the diagnostic information necessary to monitor student independent reading and create a …
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Accelerated Reader

9
April 16, 2021
[Renaissance] Accelerated Reader was used across the middle school as a method to track student reading, comprehension, and progress. It …

Thoughts on Accelerated Reader

8
April 05, 2021
At our school district, we use Accelerated Reader to support our students' reading goals. Accelerated Reader makes students accountable …
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Awards

TrustRadius Award Top Rated 2022
TrustRadius Best of Award, Best Of Customer Support 2021
TrustRadius Best of Award, Best Of Feature Set 2021
TrustRadius Award Top Rated 2020

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What is Renaissance Accelerated Reader?

Renaissance Accelerated Reader® is designed to save educators time by empowering them with Learnalytics® to make differentiating independent and close reading practice effortless – all while maintaining the flexibility necessary to fit within existing classroom routines. Students are engaged in…

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  • Free/Freemium Version
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Product Details

What is Renaissance Accelerated Reader?

Renaissance Accelerated Reader® is designed to save educators time by empowering them with Learnalytics® to make differentiating independent and close reading practice effortless – all while maintaining the flexibility necessary to fit within existing classroom routines. Students are engaged in reading self-selected authentic books and articles.

Short comprehension quizzes and built-in close reading practice activities, combined with automatic and educator feedback, keep students accountable for their learning. Dashboards and reporting provide users with the insights necessary to identify quickly which students need more support, which skills each student is ready to learn, and which resources will cultivate proven growth.

According to the vendor, key benefits include:

  • Students are nearly twice as likely to be college and career ready with they practice with Renaissance Accelerated Reader.
  • A strong research base of 178 scientific studies and review backs Renaissance Accelerated Reader, which ensures that you have scientifically sound practice and reliable data for instructional decisions.
  • The Council of Administrators of Special Education endorses Renaissance Accelerated Reader for improving outcomes for students with disabilities.

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Renaissance Accelerated Reader Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationMobile Web

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What are Renaissance Accelerated Reader's top competitors?

ReadnQuiz and Whooo's Reading are common alternatives for Renaissance Accelerated Reader.

What is Renaissance Accelerated Reader's best feature?

Reviewers rate Support Rating highest, with a score of 9.4.

Who uses Renaissance Accelerated Reader?

The most common users of Renaissance Accelerated Reader are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees) and the Education Management industry.

Reviews

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Score 10 out of 10
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It used to be a 10. I could live chat with Ren Place reps. anytime I had a question. THis past year, I've had to wait on hold or get call backs at inconvenient times. As a teacher, this isn't feasible. I have a few inflexible break times each day in which to contact for help.
Score 10 out of 10
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Renaissance has very helpful videos and articles in their help section. They also have an online community that you can join for free that encourages discussions on their products and ways to use them in different settings. They also offer many free webinars. One-on-one support usually comes from an instructional facilitator in our county.
Score 9 out of 10
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Renaissance Reader has a great support team, and generally, they are quick to respond when needed. The live chat tool is a life-saver when trying to get your problems solved in real-time. They also have a lot of online support articles that ensure that you can get your questions answered without necessarily having to use the live chat during the school day.
Score 10 out of 10
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Renaissance Accelerated Reader is a program I have used with students for 9 years. It is so flexible and easy to use! I have seen the amazing benefits and an increase in the minutes my students read each day. I look forward to using this program next year and learning more about how it can help increase reading in our school.
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Score 10 out of 10
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I have been very pleased with this product, and I have always had a good experience with it. The website is reliable. There's good customer service if you are in need of it. Also, there is a large help section already done for you, so there's been little need for me to get any support.
December 10, 2019

Pros and Cons

Score 7 out of 10
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I have used the online chat support. I always look through the online manual first, then try the chat if I still need help. The chat support's first response is always to cut and paste from the online manual, so I have to tell them I have already seen that before we can get to more information. I have found that they are thorough.
November 07, 2019

Accelerated Reader Rocks!

Score 9 out of 10
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I rate Accelerated Reader a 10 because it is user friendly and it is a way to track student reading practice and progress. Teachers have all this data available when they need it or when meeting with parents or other peers to plan interventions for students. Parents also have access to check on their child's reading practice.