November 22, 2017

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What Works–A Skeptic Is Sold

Three years ago, when my district received a grant to provide every school with the Accelerated Reader (AR) program, I wasn’t interested. I thought the program was a waste of time, that high school students would not buy into the idea of reading for points. You could say I went into it kicking and screaming. Now, I’m so pleased with the program that I want to share our success with others.

We are using AR with our “regular” English classes, but […]