College of Education Professor Burton featured on PBS podcast

Published: March 19, 2021

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Megan Burton, an associate professor of elementary education in the College of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Teaching, recently was featured on the acclaimed Reinventing School podcast. The episode was called The Math Equation, and was hosted by Howard Blumenthal, creator and producer of the PBS television series, Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?

Blumenthall, a Peabody and Emmy Award winner, serves as Senior Scholar at The University of Pennsylvania, studying learning and the lives of 21st century children and teenagers. He has a long history as a writer and executive at large media companies, and as a CEO of public television and other production companies.

In the podcast, Burton referenced her ten-year career as an elementary mathematics teacher. She explained that in her work at Auburn she seeks to support preservice teachers, students, and teachers and to elevate their voice.

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Submitted by: George Littleton

Megan Burton

Auburn Associate Professor Megan Burton