Renaissance Learning does not permit Accelerated Reader (AR) tests to be completed at home. To ensure teacher control of the testing environment, AR tests are done at school on a computer or a mobile device such as an iPad, iPhone, or iPod using the AR App.
The best computer for home use depends on what the user does at home. As of 2015, PC Magazine recommends computers such as the Apple iMac with retina 5K display, the Asus M70AD-US003S and the Lenovo C260 Touch.
Some same and fun experiments to do at home include Blobs In a Bottle, The Exploding Lunch Bag and Make Your Own Rock Candy. These experiments require only a few common household items.
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To get a computer into safe mode, restart it, access the Windows Advanced Options Menu page, select the operating system, then log on as an administrator. This process takes approximately five minutes.
To get a computer out of safe mode, turn off the computer, restart, and let Windows start normally. Although there are other ways to exit safe mode, the restart option is the fastest. This process takes less than five minutes and does not require expert knowledge of computers.
Change your computer's home page in your Internet browser by locating the appropriate options setting, selecting the field labeled Home Page, entering the Web address that you want for your new home page and clicking okay. Some common default home pages are Google.com and Bing.com.
Although students cannot take Accelerated Reader quizzes for credit at home, Renaissance Learning does offer some select practice quizzes on its website. The number of practice quizzes is small, but provides students with a general idea of the AR test style.
To start a computer in safe mode, restart the computer, hit F8 while the computer is restarting and press enter on the safe mode function. Hit F8 before the menu screen appears.