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Reading 210 Distinguished Educator Assignment September 26, 2007 Gay Su Pinnell and the Guided Reading Approach Dr. Gay Su Pinnell is an Ohio State University professor in the School of Teaching and Learning. She has received many awards, including but not limited to Ohio State’s Distinguished Teaching Award, The International Reading Association’s Albert J. Harris Award, and the Charles A. Dana Award. One of Pinnell’s most notable accomplishments is the system she developed in conjunction with Irene Fountas in 1996 for teaching reading. The “Guided Reading” system developed by Pinnell and Fountas is designed to not only show children how to read but also to give teachers the tools they need to support children at varying levels of ability as they read. Guided Reading is said to be the “heart” of a balanced literacy program in today’s classroom. The ultimate goal of guided reading is to empower children to learn how to effectively use independent reading strategies.
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