Accelerated Reader (AR) is a daily progress monitoring software assessment in wide use by primary and secondary schools for monitoring the practice of reading. The Accelerated Reader program is a guided reading intervention in which teachers are closely involved with student reading of text. It involves the Accelerated Reader software. The Accelerated Reader software is a computerized supplementary reading program. Accelerated Reader relies on independent reading practice as a way of managing student performance by providing students and teachers feedback from quizzes based on books the students read.