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Friday,+November+8th+ 8:00+

Srinidhi+Thammana+

8:25+

Evan+Seeto+

8:50+

Ellie+Yuan+

9:15+

Saskia+Geurten+

9:40+

Stephen+Nelson+

10:05+

Jialin+Zhu+

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2EH Student Led Conferences What to expect: •

Your child will be in charge of the conference. Please allow your child to share what they have prepared in full. Your child may be unsure of your reactions to the presentation. Providing both encouragement and positive feedback will motivate your child to proceed with the conference. The teacher will be present to observe, and support the conference when necessary. Please DO NOT initiate discussions with the teacher that excludes your child. You and your child will have approximately 20 minutes for this conference. Please adhere to the time allocated to be respectful of other families.

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What are the roles of the participants? Student - Lead parent(s) through selected work - Show and explain work and activities - Speak clearly and answer as many questions as possible

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Teacher

- Be on time for the conference - Be positive and encouraging - Inquire about the child’s work - Ask open-ended questions (see below) - Listen

- Manage the time - Facilitate the conference - Clarify where necessary - Observe and listen

Guiding Questions for Parents to Ask Their Child: • • • • • •

What do you like to learn in school? Why? What is your favorite part of the school day? Why? Tell us about this piece in your portfolio? What part of this piece was easy or difficult for you? What did you learn from doing this activity? What do you wish you could do better next time?


Questions for Parents To Ask During Student Led Conferences Guiding Questions for Parents: • What do you like to learn in school? Why? • What is your favorite part of the school day? Why? • Tell us about this piece in your portfolio? • What part of this piece was easy or difficult for you? • What did you learn from doing this activity? • What do you wish you could do better next time?

Suggested Questions for Subject Areas: Student as a Learner - What do you do when you have a problem? - Why is it important to follow directions? - What makes a great student? Writing - What do good writers do? - What do you like best about writing? - What kind of writing do you like to do? Reading - What are your favorite books to read? - What is a “just right” book? - What makes a good reader? Math - What do you find challenging in math? - What do you find easy in math? - What strategies do you use to solve problems? Science - What do you like best about science? Social Studies - What do you like best about social studies

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