For Josie's 2nd grade spring conference, we chose to do our 'student-led' conference at home. (you mean I get the option to not have to take all three cranky kids up to the school and wait out in the hallway while another mother takes more than her fair share of time discussing her child's 'giftedness'?! Yes, please!)
'Student led' basically means that you sit with your child as they go through a huge mound of their 'best work' from the spring, explaining each and every math problem and glue squiqqle.
My personal favorite? A particular journal entry...
"If I were President I would make laws that stopped:
3. killing and
4. street silliness.
I would put a sighn outside the White House that said: WE STAND UNITED.
I would have a poster outside my office with Americans on it and I would have lunches with famous people. By Josie. Age 8"
Um... street silliness?!! I couldn't stop laughing. When asked what exactly she meant by that, her response:
"You know... like people being silly? In the street? I'd put a stop to that."
Well played, future President.
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