Science of Math and Common Teaching Myths with Dr. Sarah Powell

The Science of Special Education

Jan 1 2023 • 40 mins

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We know that Math is important, but have you ever wondered if you are teaching it the right way? Do you have students that seem to struggle and you just aren’t sure what you should be doing to help? In today’s podcast, we talk to Dr. Sarah Powell, a researcher who has dedicated her career to exploring how students learn and how teachers teach math. Dr. Sarah Powell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Texas at Austin and the Associate Director for The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk. We discuss the Science of Math and some common myths about teaching math that all teachers should be aware of!

Links and Resources from this episode:

The Science of Math Website

Myths that Undermine Maths Teaching by Dr. Sarah Powell, Dr. Elizabeth Hughes, and Dr. Corey Peltier

National Center on Intensive Intervention

What Works Clearninghouse

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