The Accelerated Reader program is a computerized reading program designed to motivate, manage and assess literature-based reading. The objective of the program is to improve reading comprehension and develop a lifelong love of readingHOW DOES IT WORK? Easy as 1-2-3!
WHAT ARE THE RESULTS? 50,000 schools across the country have implemented the Accelerated Reader Program.
The results are:
Improved test scores-A major study of 2500 schools shows that Accelerated Reader Program improves not only reading scores, but math, science, social studies and writing scores as well.
Motivates children to read-Establishes a clear system of goals. Students are recognized for improving the quality and difficulty level of their reading.
Differentiates the curriculum-Students are assessed and placed at an individualized reading level where they are challenged but not frustrated. The lower the student's reading ability when they start the program, the greater the improvement. This improvement carries over into other subjects as well. AR continuously adjusts reading levels to ensure maximum growth for every student.
Our Lady of Guadalupe School has incorporated the AC Reading program in grades Kinder-8.