A morning with Fountas & Pinnell's Barbara Hill

Fountas & Pinnell expert Barbara Hill visits from North America to offer expert guidance on an instructional approach to Interactive Read-Aloud, Guided Reading and Shared Reading, additionally what makes Fountas & Pinnell Classroom different.



  • Gain expert guidance into how to use Interactive Read-Aloud, Guided Reading and Shared Reading in your classroom.

  • Develop an understanding of the values and vision that underpin Fountas & Pinnell Classroom.

  • Learn how Fountas & Pinnell Classroom connects to other Fountas & Pinnell resources such as BAS and LLI.

  • Explore the instructional contexts that comprise Fountas & Pinnell Classroom: Interactive Read-Aloud, Guided Reading, Shared Reading, Independent Reading, Book Clubs, Reading Mini-Lessons, and Phonics/Spelling/Word Study. 

Barbara HIll

Barbara Hill is a Literacy Consultant for Fountas & Pinnell.  She has more than 30 years of teaching experience from primary to college levels in New Zealand and Canada. Most of her classroom experience has been in the intermediate grades.  She spent many years in student support services working with learners who had difficulties or special needs, and collaborating with their teachers to maximise their progress. She later specialised in early literacy and for 12 years was a reading recovery teacher leader in Langley BC, Canada. After retiring from the public school system, she joined the Fountas & Pinnell consultant team and currently supports the implementation of their resources nationally and internationally through Pearson Education and Heinemann Publishing.

What Delegates Receive:

  • A Showbag
  • Certificate of Attendance

Target Audience

Teachers who have previously purchased Fountas & Pinnell products and want to learn more about Fountas & Pinnell Classroom.