A Morning with Fountas & Pinnell's Barbara Hill

Fountas & Pinnell expert Barbara Hill visits from North America to offer expert guidance on how to support the consistent implementation of a whole school literacy approach, using Fountas & Pinnell resources.



  • Deep dive into how you can maintain consistency across your school when implementing Fountas & Pinnell resources.

  • Learn how the Fountas & Pinnell resources including BAS, LLI, and the new Fountas & Pinnell Classroom work together to develop coherence in literacy learning.

  • Understand the value of the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum as a tool for observing students and identifying teaching goals.

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



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

Principals and literacy leaders implementing any Fountas & Pinnell products in their school/s.