Region 13 welcomes Sarah Powell, Department of Special Education Associate Professor, from the University of Texas!
Are you shooting for the STAAR? Come spend the day diving into evidence-based practices for your math instruction. We will focus on modeling and practice, concentrating on math vocabulary, using different manipulatives and visuals, building fluency, and solving word problems. By the end of the workshop, you will be ready to provide effective math instruction to all your students!
- Math modeling and practice opportunities
- Focus on math vocabulary
- Use of representations
- Fluency-building activities
- Word-problem instruction
Sarah R. Powell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at The University of Texas at Austin and Associate Director of the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk. Her research, teaching, and service focus on mathematics, particularly for students who experience mathematics differently.