The Reading Instruction Show

by Dr. Andy Johnson

The Reading Instruction Show is a podcast about reading instruction (and other things) with a little bit of attitude. There is plenty here to inform and entertain all. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 17

  • S17 E06 - "Evidence-Based" Practices in Education: Facts or Falderal

    S17 E06 - "Evidence-Based" Practices in Education: Facts or Falderal

    In the education world, the term “evidence-based” is often thrown around carelessly and used to end the discussion. But the question I would posit (and pardon me for being so inquisitive) is this: When you say a practice or strate...

    10:22
  • S17 E05 - Collecting Data is NOT the same as Research

    S17 E05 - Collecting Data is NOT the same as Research

    There’s a difference between collecting data and research. While the research process includes data collection, collecting data is not research. The research process includes data. But collecting data is not research. In the w...

    14:52
  • S17 E04 - Don't Pray for Me

    S17 E04 - Don't Pray for Me

    When people discover I have a religious view that is not in alignment with their own, there are three things that often happen. First, they try to convince you of the wrongness of their view and the rightness of their own. Secon...

    09:25
  • S17 E03 - Don't Pray for Me: Politics, Reading Instruction, and Religion

    S17 E03 - Don't Pray for Me: Politics, Reading Instruction, and Religion

    When people realize I have a different perspective on reading instruction, politics, or religion, two things sometimes happen. First, they try to convince you of your wrongness and get you to be more aligned with their own views....

    10:01
  • S17 E02 - The 10 Pillars of Good Reading Instruction (not 5)

    S17 E02 - The 10 Pillars of Good Reading Instruction (not 5)

    The National Reading Panel identified 5 pillars of good reading instruction. They were a bit misguided in their methodology. As a result, their 5 pillars are 5 pillars short. This podcast describes the 10 pillars of good readin...

    24:44