Olivia Sullivan, who spent the fall term at Queen Maud with classmate Jessica Funk, said the opportunity to explore another country's educational system as well as Norway's mountains and valleys appealed to her sense of adventure.
Schools gather at UW to build P-3 education efforts
Oct 27 2014
Most children in the United States grow up in communities where concern for their education doesn't start until they enter the K-12 school system. Yet by that time, a vast amount of mental development has already taken place.
That's the motivating factor behind the National P-3 Institute being hosted by the University of Washington College of Education Oct. 27-30. Fifteen school systems from every corner of the country will gather to begin improving and integrating the education children receive from birth through their elementary school years.
College helps bring inclusive education to Bulgaria
Oct 23 2014
Professor Douglas Cheney is traveling to Bulgaria this month to help the nation increase the number of students with disabilities who are included in its public school classrooms, building upon the University of Washington College of Education's groundbreaking research in inclusive education.
Expert on early education for diverse populations to speak Oct. 23
Oct 6 2014
One of the nation's leading experts on effective curriculum and assessment practices for young children from poverty-impacted and diverse backgrounds will speak at the University of Washington on Oct. 23.
The Early Childhood Outdoor Classroom (ECO Classroom) is a scalable project, designed for culturally and economically diverse pre-school children. The curriculum introduces and connects the students and their families to nature, the environment, and arts, and to instill compassion for the environment.
The start of a new school year is a busy time for children and teachers.
The National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning, based at the University of Washington College of Education, is pleased to offer this survival kit. Head Start teachers and other program staff can use the resources below to support their work with children and families all year long. Start exploring on your own and share them with colleagues.