The International Reading Association’s 1999 position statement states, “There is no single combination of methods that can successfully teach all children to read. Therefore teachers must have a strong knowledge of multiple methods for teaching reading and a strong knowledge of the children in their care so they can create the appropriate balance of methods needed for the children they teach.” https://www.literacyworldwide.org/docs/default-source/where-we-stand/multiple-methods-position-statement.pdf?sfvrsn=d04ea18e_6Links to an external site.
In one or two paragraphs, state whether you agree or disagree with this statement and explain why. References are not required in this discussion posting. Later in the week, return to this discussion, read your classmates’ postings, and reflect on the comments in at least two of the postings.