Dr. Matthew Taylor
Dr. Matthew Taylor
K-5 STEM Teacher; Postdoctoral Scholar

Overview

Matthew Taylor is a post-doctoral scholar in STEM education and received his PhD in exceptional education from the University of Central Florida. His research and classroom instruction are influenced by his eight years of teaching experience in both elementary special education and general education. His research focus is early elementary students with intellectual disabilities using science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) content, and the professionals working with special education populations (e.g., parents, teachers, and related service providers). His research is highlighted by several studies, including robotics/coding instruction for students with disabilities, collaboration with the Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida, and collaboration with the Department of Human and Public Affairs using TeachLivETM.