About this course

Learn about why students should lead conferences, creating and using portfolios for conferences, and the biggest challenge in starting student-led conferences.

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Module 1

    • Follow Along With The Recording of the Module 1 Live Session

    • Do Now

    • Learning Targets

    • Student Buy-In

    • What You'll Learn

    • 01. Why - What are SLCs and why should you use them?

    • What is a Student Led Conference

    • What are the benefits of Student Led Conferences?

    • 02. What - What do SLCs look like at different grade levels?

    • Examples of SLCs

    • Video pulse check

    • 03. How - What structures support SLCs?

    • Structures that Support SLC

    • Structures that Support SLC

    • Structures that Support SLC

    • Structures that Support SLC

    • Structures that Support SLC

    • Structures that Support SLC

    • 04. When - Planning & Exit Ticket

    • Planning and Next Steps

    • Next Sessions

    • Contact/Resources

  • 02

    Module 2

    • Do Now

    • Learning Targets

    • Quick Note

    • Backwards Planning

    • 01. Gather Data - What data can I use to prepare students for reflection and presenting?

    • Gathering Data

    • Gathering Data

    • 02. Student Materials - What materials can I create or modify to prepare students to present?

    • Student Materials & Preparation

    • Student Materials & Preparation

    • 03. Work Time - Now we have ideas. Let’s put them into action.

    • Backward Planning

    • Practice, practice, practice

    • Next Sessions

    • Contact/Resources

  • 03

    Module 3

    • Follow Along With The Recording of the Module 3 Live Session

    • Do Now

    • Timeline

    • Feedback from Module 2

    • Learning Targets

    • 01. SLC Video Jigsaw

    • Part 1: Virtual SLC Jigsaw

    • Questions to Consider

    • Group 5G

    • Group 2G

    • 02. Virtual SLC Materials

    • Goal Setting

    • SLC

    • 03. Work Time and Share

    • Next Steps

    • Next Sessions

    • Contact/Resources

  • 04

    Module 4

    • Do Now

    • Timeline

    • Feedback from Module 3

    • Learning Targets

    • 01. Group Share

    • Update on SLC

    • SLC in Action

    • Pick The Video You Want to Watch

    • Questions to Consider

    • Messiah’s SLIEP

    • Kwesi’s 5th Grade Conference

    • 3G DL Conference - Elise

    • Jayson - compare/contrast

    • 03. Work Time and Share

    • Next Steps

    • Next Sessions

    • Contact/Resources

  • 05

    Module 5

    • Do Now

    • Greeting - pair, share

    • Feedback from Module 4

    • Learning Targets

    • 01. Group Share

    • Let’s quickly review where we started

    • Final Words of Wisdom

    • 02. Calendaring and Work Time

    • Building the time for structures

    • Contact/Resources