On the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™ Blog, Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell, and their team explore critical literacy topics. Read and reflect on posts about classroom instruction, intervention, assessment, and more.
The gradient of text and the book levels are a tool that assist the teacher in basically one task. That is to select books carefully that will offer a challenge and opportunity to learn as they work with students in guided reading instruction. (continue reading)
Responsive teaching brings the teaching to the child. It's not about fitting the children into a preconceived slot or sequence, but finding out what that student is interested in, what motivates them, what their hopes and desires are. (continue reading)