conferences today. During the conferences, which should
last no longer than 10-15 minutes, answer the student's questions
firstly. But keep an eye out for major concerns that you
will want to steer the student to improve/correct before the final
for Next Class Session
Assign the following to students:
Finalize your Academic Summary/Response and Letter to the
Editor. Put your final drafts, along with all workshop
and rough draft material into your portfolio folder to turn
in the next class session.
has the potential to be very effective for many reasons or ineffective
for just as many. Syracuse's Tips
for Planning Student Conferences and Florida State's Conferencing
are excellent sources to help your conferences be the most
beneficial for you and your students.