It’s More Than Phonics: Dispelling the Biggest Myth About the Science of Reading
The science of reading covers much more than phonics. Teaching reading is a complex process that incorporates decades of research into how students learn and how reading should be taught. This involves a variety of skills in both decoding (word recognition) and language comprehension. Since the reading wars, we know more than ever before about how children learn to read, causes of reading difficulties and how to prevent them, and the essential components of effective reading instruction.