TeachThought Staff. (2012, December 11). 21 simple ideas to improve student motivation. Retrieved January 24, 2017, from TeachThought

The passage from childhood to adulthood is a road of dependence to autonomy. To gain independence, a transfer of responsibility must take place, from adult to child, and this impacts all areas of life from exploration of the world to learning about it and our place in it. Yet, for many young people, this shift happens all too suddenly instead of in increments. One way educators can help accomplish this is through student-led conferences, which help us achieve a new level of independence as well as a few other key conference tasks.

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