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The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Overview Webinar Series (Grades K-2)

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Overview

Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ is a first-of-its-kind, cohesive system for high-quality classroom-based literacy instruction. This new system, developed by master educators and best-selling authors, Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell, is designed to change the landscape of reading instruction and to ensure the right of every student to lead a literate life. In this four-part webinar series, Fountas and Pinnell-trained consultant, Chrisie Moritz, will present a vision for lifting students' literacy learning through authentic experiences in reading, thinking, talking, and writing. Throughout the interactive sessions, participants will learn how the instructional contexts of Interactive Read-Aloud, Reading Minilessons, Shared Reading, Phonics/Spelling/Word Study, Guided Reading, Book Clubs, Independent Reading and Conferring, and Writing About Reading work together to develop coherence in the literacy learning of every student across the grades.

During this series, participants will:

  • develop an understanding of reading as a complex process
  • use The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum as a tool for observing students and identifying teaching goals
  • develop an understanding of the need for and strength of whole-class, small-group, and individualized instruction
  • explore considerations for establishing an organized learning environment and building a community of readers
  • explore the instructional contexts that comprise Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™.

Presenter

Chrisie Moritz is a Fountas and Pinnell-trained consultant. She is a National Board certified literacy coach in Fairfax County, Virginia where she teaches, facilitates professional development sessions, and coaches other educators. She presents at conferences and consults with school districts across the country on various topics related to literacy instruction. Chrisie co-authored the book Powerful Book Introductions: Leading with Meaning to Promote Thinking (2017) with Kathleen Fay and Suzanne Whaley. She has taught at Title I schools in North Carolina and Virginia and served as a Reading Recovery® teacher, Literacy Collaborative District Trainer, and adjunct professor at East Carolina University.

Who should participate?

Classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum coordinators, literacy specialists, and staff developers.

Tuition

The cost of this Webinar Series is $199.00 per person. If you register a group of three to nine people at the same time there is a discounted rate of $189.00 per person. When signing up ten or more participants at one time, please call in advance for large group discount pricing. This includes a certificate of attendance for .5 CEU credits equivalent to 5 class participation hours. Tuition includes access to the recorded webinar sessions for 30 days from the date of purchase.

Requirement

Webinar participants are strongly encouraged to have Guided Reading: Responsive Teaching Across the Grades and The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition, to fully participate in this webinar series.

Confirmation

Within one business day of enrolling in this Webinar Series participants will receive a confirmation email from Heinemann. The email will serve as your receipt for the webinar and will include a link to the recorded webinar series.

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Note: We encourage group participation; however, we require that each person be registered. For group pricing information please call 800-541-2086, ext. 1100.


Upcoming Dates & Locations

10/19/2017-12/31/2025 - Recorded Webinar
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Availability: Available When: 10/19/2017 - 12/31/2025* Where: Online


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