Learning Opportunity

The Fountas and Pinnell Literacy Continuum: A Tool for Assessment, Planning, and Teaching

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Siobhan Murphy
Date:August 25, 2022
Time:1:00 pm to 2:30 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 22-LI-286
Focus: Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy

Target Audience

Teachers K-6, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, Inclusive Learning Teachers, District Leaders/Consultants, Educational/Instructional, Assistants Specialists who work directly with students, Para-educators and teams who serve children and youth

About this Learning Opportunity

During this webinar, you'll explore The Fountas & Pinnell literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition: A Tool for Assessment, Planning, and Teaching. Together we will look at how to use this resource with the new Alberta English Language Arts and Literature curriculum to construct a common vision for student achievement that effectively and efficiently engages all students in the robust, authentic, and meaningful literacy learning every child deserves.

* This session will be recorded and available for 14 days and shared with all registered participants *

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
  • #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Siobhan Murphy is the Planning & Implementation Manager for Literacy for Pearson Canada. She has been in the field of education for 20 years, including teaching at the elementary and junior high levels, as a district lead literacy teacher and on secondment at the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium as a literacy consultant. Siobhan is passionate about all things literacy. She completed her Master's degree in education at the University of Alberta focusing her research on assessment for learning in elementary writing.