Accelerated Reader Program

The Accelerated Reader Program (AR) has been widely used in my county and in others for several years now. AR is an individualized reading program designed to promote student interest in reading. When using the program, a student is first STAR tested to determine his/her reading level range. This test also determines weaknesses and book levels best suited for the child. The student then chooses a book that is within the given level and on the AR test list. The child reads the book at his/her own pace. In the primary grades, students are given the option to have the … Continue reading