Student Showcase Night

This past week we had Student Showcase Night. It was basically like Open House all over again, but with more of a focus on what the students have done for the past month. I decided to have stations set up so that my students could take their parents through the stations themselves. I liked the idea of stations and thought it worked well. Unfortunately, I only had FIVE students from my homeroom attend and ONE student from another homeroom attend. I have twenty five students total. Even though attendance was low, I still took a few pictures to share my stations with y'all.

1) Make an estimate o how many pieces of candy are in the jar. The family closest took home all of the candy. There were 144 pieces total and two families guessed 150 so we shared the candy with both of them.
2) On the Smartboard I had a review game for our novel "Steal Away Home". For some families, they realized their students needed to STUDY so that was a good eye-opener for some! 
3) Computer Station - Students could show their parents how to take an AR test or work on Reflex Math. I did have a couple of families write down their child's username and password for Reflex so that was a positive.
4) Letters of Encouragement - We have ITBS testing next week so parents could write their students a note of encouragement.
5) Be a helping hand - donate disinfectant wipes and/or tissues. Only ONE hand was taken. Sigh. 


  1. I really like your stations. It's always more fun and meaningful when the students show their parents around. I'm definitely pinning lots of your ideas for next year! Thanks!
    Laughter and Consistency

  2. Well even if you didn't have high least your stations were super cute. You can also use the station labels next year!!! My favorite center is the one where the parent could write their child a note of that!

    Mind Sparks

  3. Your stations were great! I'm shocked that only 1 person took a helping hand. :( My daughter has something similar in her class but it's a Giving Tree. ;)

  4. I love your stations idea! I'm sure the kids loved being able to take their parents around the classroom! I especially loved the Smartboard station. It's something that is fun for the students and a beneficial eye-opener for the parents. I hope to use this idea in my future classroom. :) Thanks for sharing!

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