"Summertime and the living is easy, fish are jumping, and the cotton is high..."
It is summer and not a good time for a long blog on literacy teaching. So, I took the time to write a short one. I didn't want to get worked up in the summer heat, so have provided a pithy critique of 5 popular myths about reading instruction.
1. The fact that you do not use a textbook to teach reading does not make you a good teacher.