The Effect of the Accelerated Reader on the Reading Comprehension of Third Graders

NA (site), NA (city), West Virginia (WV)


DETAILS: Quasi-experimental.

RESULTS: This comparison of Star Reading test scores from 2 third-grade classes revealed the positive impact Accelerated Reader had on reading achievement. The class using the software demonstrated a 17% increase in its mean score, whereas the control group experienced a 9% increase.

AUTHOR: N.E. Facemire.

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