The Research Foundation for Accelerated Reader

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Accelerated Reader provides a balance of independent reading practice with nonfiction reading and close-reading skills practice. This document provides an overview of Accelerated Reader, covering topics such as the importance of personalized reading practice (both independent and instructional), using new technology, vocabulary practice, key reading practice factors (quality, quantity, and complexity), goal setting, an overview of ATOS, and efficacy research supporting the program.

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