I was looking around at my resources and did a Google search on conferring notebooks. One of the top links was straight to the 2 Sisters. Love it! I found this amazing page with a video where one of the sisters explains everything about their pensieve. Check it out here:
I love how detailed an explanation she gives for each section. It is going to be really helpful, especially since all the printable forms are right below the video.
I have these waiting for me to organize them right now:
The one on the left is my lesson plan binder where I keep my student information (roster, birthdays, and attendance), lesson plans, and curriculum maps. The one in the middle is empty. I'm trying to decide if I can downsize my lesson plan binder a bit this year to make my bag lighter.
The binder on the right is my conferring binder. In past years, I've had a huuuuge binder for conferring. I had it separated into reading and writing. Way.too.complicated. I love how each child just has one section in the 2 Sisters' version. It's one of those "duh" moments for me :)
I know that the sisters talked about looking for the perfect binder all summer long. But I also realize that some of us might find the perfect binder and it's $10-12 and we just do not want to spend that money. I have always loved the binder cover from Kindergarten Works that is on my lesson plan book. She also has created several brand new ones. Check them out here!
I also made a new one for my conferring cover plus I even made a matching lesson plan cover. Grab them below!