Resource for Success

Renaissance Learning has created numerous Accelerated Reader
resources to help you get the school year off to a great start. Many of
these resources you may want to share with parents during an open house,
in your school newsletter, or on your school website.

The Parent's Guide to Accelerated Reader

This document gives parents a complete reference to Accelerated Reader, including common questions and answers about the software. Parents will receive a comprehensive overview explaining how teachers can help their students become stronger readers with AR.

A Parent's Guide to Accelerated Reader: Questions and Answers
A Parent's Guide to Accelerated Reader - Spanish Version

The Parent's Guide to AR BookFinder

If parents want to help their children choose books, or if they want to help their kids learn how to choose the right books for themselves—AR BookFinder is the answer. With a few clicks of a mouse, parents and children can search for titles at the appropriate level, so they will find books that are both interesting and enjoyable.

A Parent's Guide to AR BookFinder
A Parent's Guide to AR BookFinder - Spanish Version

The Parent's Guide to Renaissance Home Connect

Research confirms that parental involvement in a child's education is a strong predictor of student achievement. Encourage your students' parents to log onto Renaissance Home Connect to get instant updates on their child's reading progress.

A Parent's Guide to Renaissance Home Connect
A Parent's Guide to Renaissance Home Connect - Spanish Version

Take a tour through AR to discover exciting possibilities

AR Enterprise™ gives you unlimited access to more than 150,000 quizzes, parental access to real-time data on their children's reading practice with Renaissance Home Connect, a user-friendly stream of reading performance data with Renaissance Place™ Dashboard, plus AR Widget, Live Chat, The AR Goal Calculator™, AR Quizzes on NEO 2™ mobile e-learning device...imagine the possibilities!

Accelerated Reader Pages

Take AR Quizzes on iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch® devices.


Imagine the excitement you'll generate when your eager students can take AR Quizzes and receive their quiz results—all on their iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch® at school. The new AR Student App can now be downloaded from the App Store™ or iTunes®.

Learn more about AR Quizzing on these devices

Find out more about Accelerated Reader Enterprise™

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Find content-area books—Take a tour of AR BookFinder and learn how to find content-area books for readers of all levels.
Go to AR Bookfinder
More about AR Bookfinder

Setting reading goals—Setting personalized reading goals is a snap with the improved AR Reading Practice Goals Record Book.
AR Reading Practice Goals

Share reading success—Display your students' reading progress with staff, students, parents, and the community with the AR widget.
Renaissance Place Widgets

Finding the funds using the Renaissance Funding Center


Are you interested in Renaissance Learning software/hardware, but it's just not in your budget? Check out our Renaissance™ Funding Center for tips and techniques to help you find funding.
Renaissance Funding Center

The Renaissance Training Center is here to support you.

Visit our new Renaissance Training Center™ to find a wide selection of training opportunities. You'll also discover free resources such as the Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math™ Getting Results guides for teachers, A Parent's Guide to Accelerated Reader, and What Kids are Reading 2013.
Renaissance Training Center