Student Led Conference tips and ideas for the elementary classroom. Students love showing their parents the learning they’ve done in math and reading. See the script and forms I use for my conferences. These tools are perfect for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade at the elementary level. FREE goal setting pennants included in this blog post!
Part of our jobs as teacher is to sit down with parents once or twice a year to discuss their children's progress and to set goals for future success. I always thought it was funny how parents and teachers get together to have these conversations, and to make decisions about a student's learning. For me, the missing link was always the student. As a teacher who has spent (almost) her entire career working with upper grade students, I started to realize that these students really needed to be…
Gosh, there is just so much to think about when planning for student led conferences. Sure, they take the pressure off the teacher from delivering all the data and information. BUT, the planning and prep can be overwhelming. I’m breaking down my prep today in four quick steps to you help you prepare if you […]
Hi everyone! The time is upon us! And as teachers, you know what I’m talking about! Parent/Teacher Conference time is upon us. If you’re here reading my little ol’ blog, then you must be interested in student led conferences. I blogged about this before at The Primary Pack and if you would like to read that post, ... Read More about Rock Your Student Led Conferences Like A BOSS
As the end of the school year approaches, students can often start to wind up. Think “senioritis” when you were a high school senior, but bottle up that same excitement in smaller humans. Every spring, come May or June, even a superstar teacher with the most effective classroom management system in place can still suffer […]
Description This resource includes free forms to be used in student-led conferences. Check out this BLOG POST to learn how I implement Student-Led Conferences in my own classroom!! Please note that this FREE resource is NOT EDITABLE.
So...time to finish up our post about our AMAZING student-led conferences! Now that the kiddos have completed all of the legwork, it's time for them to practice and get ready for the main event! Now the level of your kiddos will dictate how much practicing they will need. When I first started these, I felt they needed practice. Now...to be honest...we wing it! I sit in on the conferences and I can gently guide them to the next section or give them a little nudge to get them going, but they…