A Free Afternoon with Barbara Hill

Explore the new Fountas & Pinnell Classroom Guided Reading component. Presented by Barbara Hill, visiting Australia from Fountas & Pinnell headquarters in the USA.

Description

Explore the new Fountas & Pinnell Classroom Guided Reading series. Presented by Barbara Hill, visiting Australia from Fountas & Pinnell headquarters in the USA.

Outcomes:

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

  • 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.

  • Deep-dive into how to use Guided Reading in your classroom.

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

Existing and potential Fountas & Pinnell users.