Aimee Buckner

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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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Conferring: Establishing a Setting in a Novel

In this week's video, Aimee Buckner has a quick conference with a fourth grader about ways to solve a dilemma — how to figure out the setting in a historical fiction novel when there are no pictures.

Beginning a Novel with Close Reading

Aimee Buckner helps a fourth-grade boy tease out emerging themes in the first pages of the novel Morning Girl.

Notebook Sketching: Conferring with Sarah

Aimee Buckner confers with Sarah about sketching in her notebook.

Fluency and Comprehension Conference

Aimee Buckner confers with fourth grader Amanda about her reading comprehension and fluency, encouraging her to use a post-it note to track thinking around a focus question.

Fourth-Grade Reading Conference: Focusing While Reading

Aimee Buckner helps fourth grader Isaiah focus his reading early in the year in this quick conference.

Conferring About Lemony Snicket and Vocabulary

Aimee Buckner confers with fourth grader Samantha about reading a series and tackling challenging vocabulary at the same time in this brief video.

Tracking Characters: A Conferring Tip

Aimee Buckner teaches a fourth grader a strategy for using a sticky note to keep track of characters when there are multiple narrators in a novel.


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