We are rapidly approaching the week of student-led conferences... And the kiddos are excited! Just kidding, they are not happy about it. But after all is said and done, I am confident they will look back with pride and a sense of ownership that is not even close to possible with traditional teacher-led conferencing.
Each student fills out this form that my colleagues and I created. Feel free to use and share!
As a bonus, here is one excerpt. A gem of self-reflection. I love this assignment. : )