Love Accelerated Reader!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
May 01, 2017

Love Accelerated Reader!

Score 10 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360

I cannot remember a teaching day I didn't use Accelerated Reader (AR) over the last two decades of teaching so that probably makes me a pioneer of using the original programming! I feel AR has grown with my students and met their needs over the years. It is a great reading management and feedback system. I look forward to more upgrades and continued use in the future!
  • Students gain immediate feedback on how they understood the content of their book through the questions asked about their reading.
  • Students can monitor their own progress.
  • Teachers have ready and useful information on student reading, plus a detailed book list of books completed.
  • It would be useful if there were more options for a teacher to set up feedback for students. Like some preferences to point out to students their overall percent of questions answered correct for example.
  • I think there could be more options on the bookshelf for students, perhaps even a "gamification" option so teachers could set it that students get certain acheivements for reading a specific number of books and/or staying at a certain percentage correct or higher, etc.
  • I would like to see students be able to easily see their fiction vs. non-fiction reading progress, perhaps on their bookshelf.
  • AR has helped organize reading goals and raise student acheivement in so many ways!
  • AR is a great tool for students to reflect on their reading after the reporting period is over.
  • AR is a wonderful way to keep parents in the loop.
I love using this tool for overall daily, weekly, and reporting period goals. I think it's great!