<img height="1" width="1" alt="" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=940171109376247&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Dedicated to Teachers

Fountas and Pinnell Monthly Twitter chat on Assessment

Each month authors Irene Fountas & Gay Su Pinnell host a Twitter chat. This month their focus was on assessment.  On the topic Fountas & PInnell say, "we want our ongoing reading assessments to provide us with evidence that students are using systems of strategic actions across texts. Knowing the readers in your classroom requires regular, systematic observation, as well as the application of high-quality literacy tools. The information gained from systematic assessment of the way a reader works through text provides teachers with new understandings of the reading process."

We invite you to review the chat from Thursday night below and to read Irene Fountas' new blog here: "Are You Testing or Teaching Comprehension?"


Be sure to follow Fountas & Pinnell on Twitter.

Topics: Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™, Gay Su Pinnell, Reading, Assessment, Irene Fountas, Literacy, Twitter

Date Published: 02/27/15

Related Posts

Question: Do we really need better phonics instruction? Answer: Yes, and...

Heinemann is excited to announce the second edition of Fountas & Pinnell Classroom, available this fa...
May 10, 2023 2:37:35 PM

Podcast: Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell, and Cornelius Minor on ForwardED, From Vision to Action in Leadership and Literacy

Today on the podcast we have an excerpt from our new ForwardED slow conference series. Today’s conversati...
Oct 7, 2021 3:45:00 AM

An Update on Heinemann Digital Offerings for Fall 2020

As we work to expand our digital offerings, we want to provide you with an update on our progress. In the...
Jul 20, 2020 10:00:53 AM

UPDATE #4: Using Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ and Leveled Literacy Intervention for Remote Learning

BLOG SUMMARY: Starting Friday, May 8, 2020, Heinemann will provide temporary, teacher-only, digital acces...
May 7, 2020 5:38:32 PM