“Teaching reading is like being a detective solving a mystery.”

“Teaching is like riding a bike in the street.”

“Teaching is like running a marathon.”

“Teaching to read is like throwing a football.”

“Teaching is like being one of the original Boston tea partiers.”

“Teaching to read is like playing the violin.”

“Teaching is like building a bridge, and like climbing over a bridge.”

“Teaching is like coaching.”

“Teaching is like scuba diving in the open ocean.”

“Teaching is like building a castle with Legos.”

“Teaching is like planting seeds in the dirt.”

“Teaching reading is like baking a cake.”

“Teaching is like a sandwich.”

“Teaching is chewing and digesting, not swallowing and regurgitating.”