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Phoenix High School Teacher Receives National Recognition

Tracy Bridges was awarded Accelerated Reader Model and Master Classroom Certifications by Renaissance Learning, a Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., based company.
Model and Master Classroom Certifications acknowledges Mrs. Bridges’ efforts to promote personalized reading practice, assess comprehension, and monitor progress have resulted in measurable improvements in reading proficiency.
Accelerated Reader Model and Master Classroom Certifications demonstrate that a majority of her students have met or exceeded goals for reading practice and comprehension. After reading fiction and non-fiction books at the appropriate level, students take quizzes to assess their comprehension. Accelerated Reader provides immediate feedback to help teachers facilitate reading level growth.
This is Mrs. Bridges first year reaching Accelerated Reader Model and Master Classroom Certifications.

Accelerated Reader, the world’s leading reading software program, enables teachers to personalize reading practice and monitor comprehension to optimize growth. Today’s real-time version provides access to more than 150,000 quizzes, more than half of which are for non-fiction books. This vast collection of quizzes provides opportunities for students to read and comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity from early grades through graduation. With a teacher’s permission, students may take quizzes on most mobile learning devices, reducing the need for students to wait for computers.