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.
Schools can be places where competition is more common than collaboration, and students are tested as much as they are taught. This is why it's important for students to feel a sense of community, not just in the classroom but across all grades. (continue reading)
BAS is a standardized, formal assessment administered with an unseen, unfamiliar text so that the teacher can obtain observable evidence of what the child can do independently in terms of processing and understanding. (continue reading)
Any time twenty-five or so people work together for hours every day in one room, they need agreements about how members of the group will work together so the time and space works well for everyone (continue reading)