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On Thursday, February 22, Fountas and Pinnell hosted a Twitter Chat on the importance of fostering talk in the classroom. Below is a recap of that chat. Talking is thinking. Learn about the different ways in which you can offer your students valuable opportunities to express their thinking through TALK.
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We are pleased to present some amazing LLI K-12 professional development opportunities for you at three locations across the country. This year, we will be bringing “Closing the Literacy Achievement Gap with LLI K–12” to Burlingame, CA, Schaumburg, IL and Philadelphia, PA. Our Fountas and Pinnell-trained consultants will focus on showing you how to understand the reading and writing challenges of ...Read more »



Through facilitative talk, teachers can ask students why they think or feel something related to the text.

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