In this two-minute video, Aimee Buckner explains how she deals with time constraints when she is conferring with students.
Quick Take: Time Constraints in Conferences
Aimee Buckner has been in the teaching profession for over 20 years. She has taught upper elementary and middle school students. Aimee also has facilitated groups for various writing institutes for teachers and students of grades K-12. She speaks professionally at state and national conferences, as well as within school districts. Aimee’s books Notebook Know-How and Notebook Connections are both available through Stenhouse.
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