4 Keys to Successful Student-Led Conferences

By |September 27th, 2017|Good Ideas, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Student-Led Conference is a meeting with a student and his or her family and teachers during which the student shares his or her portfolio of work and discusses progress with family members. The student leads the meeting from start to finish. Student-Led Conferences can be implemented at all grades, K-12.

Why have Student-Led Conferences?


We had a great week!

By |September 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wow, what a week. This week started out with me personally celebrating my daughter, Halaya’s 16th birthday with a surprise party at Hubbards.

Guess who else turned 16 this week, OHS student Cruz Skinner.


Cruz was recognized by Alabama Secretary of State, John Merrill, for his work with Alabama’s Click it or Ticket campaign. It was […]

Me too!

I am a reader. I know a lot about reading and in turn a good bit about stories. So how did I miss the six word story, Baby Shoes?

“For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.”

All I can say is… Wow. The author of this story took six words and absolutely blew me away. In only […]

Are You Considering Twitter?

By |December 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

In my personal opinion all educators can gain from having a social media presence and can specifically benefit from using Twitter. Why? Because of the ability educators have to use Twitter to gain access to a Professional Learning Network. I believe that Twitter's ability to enable Professional Learning Networks is where we find its true power and benefit to educators.

Student-Led Conferences – Read All About It

By |October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oxford City Schools has set aside two dates for you and your child to visit your child's school to participate in our student-led conferences. The first date is November 3rd. On November 3rd, all Oxford City Schools will dismiss early for these conferences. Appointments for these conferences will be made in a joint effort between parents and school staff. I want to give you some specific information concerning student-led conferences at Oxford High School.