Okay, you're not going to believe how easy this was, but it's true! First, let me explain, I have only 12 second graders (who are the sweetest!) this year.
I've moved to a new little room (which I adore!).
The Media Specialist and I have worked out a deal. Even though she teaches classes all day, she is allowing my babies to come in, four at a time, to use the computers there to take Accelerated Reading tests, as long as they can do it completely independently. KABAM!
Independent Reading went from, "ugh!" to, "I've read my book twice! Can I please go to the library to take an A/R Test?" Huh? I've never had kids so super incredibly motivated to take A/R tests, or to actually stay engaged in independent reading, on their level, for the entire time that is their station! This happened in ONE DAY:
And, people, I just need three more followers for this: