OP: For years I had done regular parent-teacher conferences. It was twenty minutes of sharing papers and talking about areas the student could improve .
The Student-Led Conference Handbook
For years I had done regular parent-teacher conferences. It was twenty minutes of sharing papers and talking about areas the student could improve upon, all while the student sat in the hall. Students would change behavior for a day, maybe a week. Then it was back to the same old, same old. Then an amazing teacher from Oregon came to our school, and started talking about student-led conferences. Every grade level had done them at her old school ...
Parent/Teacher Conferences will be upon us before we even realize it and I'm getting proactive this year. Here's a little freebie to help welcome your parents and hopefully save you an organizational step - welcome and schedule posters to post on your
An interesting idea for involving students in parent-teacher conferences. It gives students a major voice in their own education that can help teachers create authentic conditions. An interesting way to give the child a feeling of autonomy and control!
Parent/Teacher Collaboration - A great idea for conferences or meet-the-teacher nights. The teacher makes a board of some handouts perfect for practicing at home or other resources that the parents can take home and peruse on their own time.