Science of Reading - Why are you Blocking Me? What are you Afraid Of?

The Reading Instruction Show by Dr. Andy Johnson

Episode notes

I’ve been blocked from posting comments on some literacy Facebook groups and other websites related to reading instruction. They don’t want my words to appear on their pages. I had the temerity to post thoughts with which they disagree. Imagine that. I had an idea that was a bit different than theirs. As a matter of fact, it pointed out some of the possible science of reading shortcomings. They would have none of that. They need to protect their members. But for any field to evolve, it needs to encounter new ideas. The field of literacy education will evolve only to the extent that we are able to engage in civil discourse and respectful academic dialogue. My Facebook page welcomes all thoughts: