Student-led conferences at the middle level

by Donald G. Hackmann

Publisher: ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, University of Illinois in Champaign, IL

Written in English
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  • Parent-teacher conferences.,
  • Middle school students.,
  • Discussion.

Edition Notes

Other titlesStudent led conferences at the middle level
StatementDonald G. Hackmann.
SeriesERIC digest -- EDO-PS-97-19, ERIC digest (Urbana, Ill.) -- EDO-PS-97-19.
ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17122598M

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Over lunch at a middle school conference, teachers told Jack C. Berckemeyer, director of member and affiliate services of the Association for Middle Level Education, formerly the National Middle School Association, about students who took an active role in leading the familiar parent-teacher conferences.

Several aspects about student-led conferences appealed to. Student-Led Conferences at the Middle Level. ERIC Digest. The time-honored parent-teacher conference format has traditionally excluded the student from the process.

This model does little to facilitate dialogue between parent and child or to recognize the need for students to assume greater control of their academic progress. Fortunately. Because traditional parent-teacher conferences exclude the student from the process, this model does little to facilitate dialogue between parent and child or to recognize the need for students to assume greater control of their academic progress.

Student-led conferences are a positive alternative to the traditional middle level parent-teacher : Donald G. Hackmann. Find a buddy. I once asked two colleagues to join me in trying out student-led conferences and we split the amount of work, each taking on a subject and creating stations for the others.

My kindergarten colleagues are now doing student-led conferences, so when students and parents come to me in first grade, they already know what to expect.

Student-led conferences, admittedly, take more time to prepare than traditional conferences. Although I’m constantly looking for time-saving ideas, I find the extra preparation time is well spent because student-led conferences are truly a. A student-led conference is a meeting with a student and his or her family and teachers during which the student shares his or her portfolio of work and discusses progress with family members.

The student facilitates the meeting from start to finish. Student-led conferences can be implemented at all grade levels, K– Middle School Student-Led Conference. Share. Created By. This video accompanies the book Leaders of Their Own Learning: I think that student led conferences boost the kids’ confidence because it shows how the kids can actually talk to their parents about their work.

I’m always going into class with urgency and getting ready. Middle School Student-Led Conference. from EL Education PRO. 8 years ago. in New York City discusses her academic progress with her father at her student-led family conference.

Learning targets, derived from Common Core standards, anchor Gabriella’s reflections on her progress. This video accompanies the book Leaders of Their Own. STUDENT LED CONFERENCES: Students Taking Responsibility 5 Practice.

Working from an organizer sheet or a script outline, students now roles play their student led conference. Implement. Students now reflect on the feedback they received during the practice step, and parents are invited to the 30 minute conference.

Evaluate. Conducting student led conferences can be very rewarding for students, teachers, and parents. In this resource, you will find a guide to help you get started, plan, and implement student led conferences in your primary classroom. You will find data forms and templates, goal setting sheets, and much.

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A School-Wide Approach to Student-Led Conferences: A Practitioner's Guide. Three Approaches to SLCs. One Family at a Time: In this model, schedule student-led conferences the same way as traditional conferences, with each family getting its own or minute slot.

This allows more direct teacher access, but it isn’t as time-efficient as other options, and may make the meeting feel more like a traditional parent–teacher conference. Student-Led Conferences at the Middle Level: Promoting Student Responsibility.

Donald G. Hackmann. NASSP BulletinDownload Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Simply select your manager software from the list below and click. - Explore Kindra Delp's board "Student Led Conferences", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Student led conferences, Student led, Parents as 33 pins. Noting that the benefits of student-led conferences align well with practices recognized as developmentally appropriate for the middle school years, this book provides a step-by-step guide to implementing student-led conferences at the middle school level.

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Student-Led Conferences at the Middle Level. ERIC Digest. THIS DIGEST WAS CREATED BY ERIC, THE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ERIC, CONTACT ACCESS ERIC LET-ERIC The time-honored parent-teacher conference format has traditionally excluded the ED Student-Led Conferences at the Middle Level.

Tags: grades grading guardians middle grades middle school parent engagement parent teacher conference student led conference Susan Curtis In a long career, she has taught middle grades students, worked in human services, edited a variety of publications and wrangled the reference desk in libraries.

The primary focus of the student-led conferences is on academic progress, not failure or misbehavior, which is often the case at traditional parent-teacher conferences. Because the most important player—the student—is present, students and parents can address concerns directly and seek the intervention of the classroom teacher, if necessary.

Student-led conferences are also picking up steam in education due to the ease with which students and teachers can use technology to aggregate dynamic digital content like blog posts, assignments, assessments, etc.

into a digital portfolio. In the past, this may have been done with a folder of messy papers or poster board with 30 of the exact. Assessment Conference: Unlike the reflection conference, the focus here is less about reflecting on the process and more about students judging their own mastery of the content.

We use the Standards-Based Assessment Grid (attached to the resource you can download) as a way to figure out the level of mastery on particular standards.

When working with my high school students on implementing their own student-led projects, I adapted much of my project-based learning (PBL) curriculum from a guide titled Youth Engaged in Leadership in Learning (YELL), created by Stanford University’s John W.

Gardner Center for Youth and Families. Adapted from the YELL Curriculum Guide (I. Implementing Student-Led Conferences (Experts In Assessment Series) 1st Edition by Jane M.

Bailey (Author) › Visit Education at the University of Kentucky. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he began his career in education as a middle school teacher, served as an administrator in Chicago Public Schools, and was the first Director Reviews: 2.

Successful middle schools engage students in all aspects of their learning. There are many strategies for. accomplishing this. One such strategy is student-led conferences.

As a classroom teacher or administrator, how do you ensure that the information shared in a student-led conference provides a balanced picture of the. Watch as this student leads a proper Student Led Conference with his parents and teacher. - created at Kyrene Elementary School District already had success with student led conferences at the elementary school level, whether it was paper-based or done through PowerPoint presentations and web pages, but only a small percentage of students and teachers were doing this at the middle school level.

Get this from a library. Student-led conferences at the middle level. [Donald G Hackmann; ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education.].

This is a newspaper-style self-reflection activity designed to help middle school students reflect on their progress and set behavior-specific goals.

I designed this to help my students prepare for student-led conferences in 6th grade, but it could be used for traditional conference preparation or a mid-year student self-reflection project. Leader Valley is a talent development initiative of Grow Cedar Valley. Leader Valley prepares Pre-K students for life by providing them with the essential soft skills needed for a life of effectiveness and a competitive advantage in the workforce.

Our Formal Reading Conferences are STUDENT LED. Student Led Formal Reading Conferences make all the difference. Let your students choose the standard they want to discuss with you.

In our classrooms, we have Standards Based Reading Conference forms that each child fills out before their formal conference. Students have a choice between 22. Fostering Student Accountability Through Student Led Conferences by Patti Kinney (AMLE/NASSP, – Learn more) Reviewed by Laura Collander.

Let’s face it, + parent-teacher conferences, especially if you are a middle grades core content teacher, can be exhausting, intimidating, overwhelming and can leave you feeling like you didn’t get a chance .Students should know that they can request a conference only under specific circumstances; for instance: when the student wishes to change the books in his or her book bin.

If the books have become too easy, it is time to update the collection. Ask the student to select books to retain for further reading and practice, and books to exchange.Hope you enjoy this simple student reflections page. I will be using this as part of my students' portfolios for report card/ parent teacher conference time!

I also have a student page for "grading their teacher"! Check it out below. Teacher Report Card Marie The Hands-On Teacher in First!