Teaching Tips: Student-Led Conferences
This site provides articles and videos on student-led conferences and how to implement them in the classroom.
Implementing Student-Led Conferences in Your School
This presentation provides information regarding implementing student-led conferences; including: a look at student-led vs. traditional conferences, the rational for using student-led conferences and examples of the benefits of implementing student-led conferences, what others have to say about them, organizing for them, sample documents, tips for preparing teachers for the conferences, advice for preparing students for the them, sample agenda, and a list of FAQs.
Student Led Conferences PPT
This presentation looks the philosophy of student-led conferences, the purpose, the power, the nuts and bolts of student-led conferences, the keys to success, challenges, role of vision, and the future-focused role image.
Student-Led, Teacher Supported Conferences Resources
These resources for student-led conferences include: general information, and online scheduler, parent resources, teacher resources and videos.
SchoolTube: An Introduction to Student-Led Conferences Video
This video introduces you to the concept of student-led conferences. (Total Running Time: 15:43)
Assessing and Reporting Progress Through Student-Led Portfolio Conferences
This article looks at assessing and reporting progress via student-led conferences. Topics include: organizing portfolios; and student, teacher, and parent roles.
Scholastic: Let Your Students Take the Lead!
This site provides a guide to organizing student-led conferences. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This site provides a series of videos which describe student-led conferencing. Viewers may select a grade level and watch a description of student-led conferencing and 3-4 actual conferences with parents and their children.
This site provides descriptions of how teachers organized for student-led conferences. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Student Comments for Conferences
This article from the National Education Association provides a teacher tip on how to integrate student comments into a conference.
Scholastic: Involving Students in Parent-Teacher Conferences
This site provides a plan designed by a third grade teacher to have students lead the conference. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Strategy: Student-Led Conferences
These articles focus on how to organize for student-led conferences and the positive outcome of holding them. Several links provide additional articles. NOTE: This site contains ads.
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