Teaching for a better tomorrow

La’akea Yoshida
Nov 19 2014

UW College of Education students La’akea Yoshida and Christina Black dreamed of doing a world of good as educators. “My entire life, I have wanted to make a difference in the classroom,” says Christina, a recent master’s in teaching graduate and recipient of the Daniel V. Iyall Student Support Fund. Her Alaska Native grandfather never had the opportunity to attend college, nor her mother, who raised Christina and her siblings as a single parent.

Science communication should consider cultural perspectives

Oct 16 2014

Is nature something we enjoy when we visit a national park, something we feel a need to “preserve,” or do we think of ourselves as being a part of nature? Are a bird’s nest and a house both part of nature?

The answers to such questions can reflect different cultural orientations and have an effect on how well science and scientific concepts are communicated, according to new research from Northwestern University and the University of Washington.

EPSC Publications and Presentations

Selected Publications on Parent-School-Community Engagement

EPSC Researchers

Equitable Parent-School Collaboration Research Project

EPSC Recommended Parent Engagement Articles

Auerbach, S. (2010). Beyond Coffee with the Principal: Toward leadership for authentic school-family partnerships. Journal of School Leadership, 20(6), 730-759.

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.

EES Colloquia Series, 2015-2016

Syllabus

EDLPS 549 Section Varies by Quarter

Instructor: Jondou Chen
jondou@uw.edu
M219 Miller Hall

Alumna helps transform Afghanistan's education system

Sep 29 2014

Suzanne Griffin, who has developed and led education and technical programs in Afghanistan for more than a decade, will return to the country in November to continue her work there.

Griffin, who earned her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Washington College of Education, will serve as senior advisor/project leader for the Bachelor's in Public Policy and Administration Project of GIZ, the German equivalent of the United States Agency for International Development.

OSDI Retention Services & Programs

At the OSDI , bringing people together in a supportive and nurturing space is at the core of build community among our diverse community.