There are so many ways to learn about what your students are reading and for them to share their favorite texts with others. Here are two ways to add to my tool box.
Use Whooo's Reading as an alternative for or supplement to AR tests. Their tagline is:
Accelerating reading comprehension and writing skills has never been easier... or more authentic.
Inspired by Donalyn Miller's book, The Book Whisperer, I want to have my kiddos write and read more book reviews this year. I stumbled upon this site and it looks like a good place to start that endeavor.