10-second review: Define specific tasks for the conference and give students a written record of what was discussed—or have the student write a record of what was discussed—supplemented by teacher clarification, if needed.
Title: “The Student-Conference and the Writing Process.” CR Duke. English Journal (December 1975), 44-47. A publication of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
Comment: A record of what was discussed in the conference will provide continuity from conference to conference. RayS.