Written by Linda Diamond and Dr. Holly B. Lane, director of the University of Florida Literacy Institute (UFLI), for Collaborative Classroom.
Oscar Wilde, in The Importance of Being Earnest, wrote “The truth is rarely pure and never simple” (Wilde, 1898/1990, p. 10).
We can say the same thing about science. To arrive at absolute truth in science is rare because scientific knowledge constantly evolves, but we do know there are certain essential findings that constitute sufficient causal evidence to guide us to make decisions about health, the environment—and also about reading instruction.
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