Wildwood Elementary School take a student led approach when their parents come in to find out about how their child is going at school.
“Parent teacher conferences at Wildwood Elementary are actually a time when the teachers do very little talking. Instead, the students run the conferences, informing their parents about how they’re doing, what their goals are going forward, and what kind of learners they are.” Student-Led Conferences: Empowerment and Ownership, Edutopia.
Click here to find out how Wildwood Elementary make these student led conferences work, the post also includes resources for teachers to use with students and parent to run student led conferences.
How can we involve students when we have parent teacher interviews? Do we have the students come in with the parent? Do we get students to show parents and explain their learning? Could we?