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Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
Accelerated Reader Teacher Training
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  • 1. Accelerated Reader Training Aug 2010
  • 2. How AR Works
    • Student selects and reads a book
    • Student takes AR Reading Practice Quiz
    • Computer adds quiz results to database; student gives report to teacher
    • Students accumulate points
    • Students MUST have Internet permission to use AR
  • 3. Login - Teachers
    • Go to https://hosted82.renlearn.com/
    • Login as Teacher/Administrator
    • Login using your first and last name
    • ex. denisesumida
    • Password sharks1
    • er reports available
  • 4. Key AR Reports for Teachers
    • TOPS - Three Opportunites to Praise the Student
      • Should be printed out after each quiz taken
      • Keep in folder?
    • Diagnostic Report
      • Run weekly (recommended)
    • Tons of other reports available
  • 5. ZPD from STAR test
    • Zone of Proximal Development
    • Scores above 85% on quizzes means reading in right “ZONE”
    • ZPD is a wide range, start at low end
    • Use the Goal Setting Chart to help determine the ZPD of students
    • Nonfiction books should be 0.5-1.0 below the ZPD
    • STAR test will be administered quarterly during computer appointments
  • 6. Taking AR Quizzes
    • Should be done 1-2 days after child has finished the book
    • Library will be available for quiz taking from 8:15-9:00
    • Students may also take quizzes on your classroom computers or NEO2s
    • Students should not take the quizzes at home
  • 7. How do students take the quizzes?
    • Go to https://hosted82.renlearn.com/
    • Login as Student
    • Login using student login
      • Can use “Find User Name” option
    • Password “sharks”
    • Click Take a Quiz
    • Click Reading Practice Quiz
    • Type in quiz number or title of book
    • Click on “Read to”, “Read with” or “Read Independently”
    • TOPS report printed automatically to default printer
  • 8. Clearing Lockouts
    • Student accounts are locked out if they login incorrectly 3 times
    • Under Renaissance Place tab, click on Personnel, Students, and Parents
    • Click on Clear Locked Students
    • Click on blue “clear” next to student’s name
    Or you can email Denise
  • 9. Problems you may encounter
    • In the beginning, most problems occur because book is too high in ZPD range and/or too long
    • Student may need instruction and guidance on book selection
    • Graphic organizers for students when reading?
  • 10. AR Goal Setting
    • Point Goals
    • Book-Level Goals
    • PHES Incentives
  • 11. AR Student Folders
    • Student Reading Log
    • TOPS reports from quizzes
    • Student reading plan/goals
  • 12. New Students
    • Linda will add new students to your class
    • Denise will prepare introductory AR packet for each student
  • 13. So what do I do next?
    • Students should choose books at the lower end of the ZPD
      • ex. ZPD range 1.9-2.8
      • Student choose books in 1.9-2.2 range
    • When they pass 3 quizzes with 85% or better then move them up the ZPD
      • Try the 2.3-2.6 range
    • If they fail 3 quizzes in a row, move them down
      • 1.6-1.8 range
  • 14. Schoolwide AR Incentives
    • Based on Points
    • For example
      • Clifford the Big Red Dog is 0.5 pts
      • Magic Treehouse is 1.0 pts
      • Double Fudge is 5.0 pts
    • PHES Program
      • No AR tickets for ice pops
        • Only school supplies
    5 pts - 38860 words 1 pt - 5,245 words .5 pts - 250 words
  • 15. PHES Program Gr 2-4
    • 1 Pencil
      • 10 Clifford Books or
      • 5 Magic Treehouse
    • 1 Bookmark
      • 20 Clifford Books or
      • 10 Magic Treehouse books
    • 1 PHES folder and recognition in Parent Newsletter
      • 30 Clifford Books or
      • 15 Magic Treehouse books
  • 16. PHES Program Gr 5-6 (amounts are doubled)
    • 1 Pencil
      • 4 Amber Brown Books or
      • 2 Sign of Beaver
    • 1 Bookmark
      • 8 Amber Brown books or
      • 4 Sign of Beaver books
    • PHES folder and recognition in Parent Newsletter
      • 12 Amber Brown books
      • 6 Sign of Beaver
  • 17. Future Session
    • Many more features of AR available
    • Use of NEO2s
    • Working with volunteers to label classroom libraries

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