by Laurie Haag,
"I teach 7th and 8th grade writing, and while I aspire to have writing conferences on a weekly basis, I just can't seem to find the time or format that works for me and my students. I would appreciate any tips as to how others are achieving this in their classrooms."
Jim Lerman's insight:
A number of useful suggestions have been posted in response to Haag's inquiry, something almost every teacher of writing wrestles with.