SPP 117: A Close Look at SOR: Where Research Agrees and Where Questions are Unanswered


SPP 117: A Close Look at SOR: Where Research Agrees and Where Questions are Unanswered

Have you heard of the Science of Reading (SOR) movement? We’ve spoken some about the science behind reading instruction and the process of learning to read in prior episodes. Join #psychedpodcast to hear from Dr. Burns as we distinguish between science and pseudoscience/trends. Post questions live!

Powerpoint: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gqDLhJY8Ixc1i-ysDX2TQNWhYwUJyaMh/view




Dr. Matthew K. Burns is a Professor of Special Education and Director of the Center for Collaborative Solutions for Kids, Practice, and Policy (SKiPP). He is a prolific researcher (e.g., published over 200 articles and book chapters, and 12 books), but is dedicated to positively influencing practice in K-12 schools and mentoring the next generation of thought leaders in education. As one of the leading researchers regarding the use of assessment data to determine individual or small-group interventions, Dr. Burns works closely with schools to study and implement response-to-intervention models, intensive reading and math interventions, school-based teams, and generally supporting students with and without disabilities who needs are not being met. He is the immediate Past Editor of School Psychology Review and Past Editor of Assessment for Effective Intervention. Dr. Burns was also a practicing school psychologist and special education administrator before becoming an academic, and served on the faculty of the University of Minnesota for 10 years and Central Michigan University for 5 years.

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