#38 Effective Student-Led Parent Conferences

Laura Penrod Stock @tweetmeego coaches students to create powerful student-led conferences with their parents. By creating unique year-long portfolios, Laura believes students connect with their parents to help plan their future work and share their learning. In today's episode, Laura talks about: How to make student portfolios and conferences unique and not "cookie-cutter"   What a student led conference looks like Their structure for student led conferencing as it relates to 9-grade registrations The two biggest mistakes many teachers make with student-led conferences How Laura keeps up with student work In this episode, Laura also gives a free coupon code to 10-Minute Teacher listeners. Just go to http://mymeego.com/ and use the code 10MT to set up your account. Laura Penrod Stock is a Lee County (Georgia) middle school classroom teacher. Sculpted from her experience in economic development, she is passionate about student eportfolios. "Teaching students to present themselves and their ideas effectively will determine their success in the global marketplace," Stock submits. She is the inventor of Meego®, a cloud-based collaborative platform for artifact collection and eportfolio creation. Stock holds a B.S. in Consumer Economics, Auburn University, M.P.A. , Columbus State University, M.S.E.D.L., Western Governor's University. Stock is the Lee County Georgia System Teacher of the Year 2016, GREA Outstanding Educator Award winner and a member of Delta Kappa Gamma.

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