"In the classrooms of some teachers, children grow in leaps and bounds, while in the classrooms of other teachers, children make only modest gains.  I am utterly convinced that the difference has everything to do with the two teachers' abilities to confer."

Lucy Calkins, One to One


Useful Documents for Davidson County Educators

Classroom Management for Conferring

Conference Record Form

Conferring Handout

Elements of a Conference

Types of Conferences

Writing Conferences

"The point of writing conferences, ultimately, is to help students become life long writers."  

Carl Anderson, Assessing Writers