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Professor

Dr. Banks is a leader in his teaching and research fields of social studies education and multicultural education. His publications include Teaching Strategies for the Social Studies (5th edition, 1999), Educating Citizens in a... Read More

Assistant Professor

Education

Ph.D.University of California, Los Angeles, Education, May 2009. Division of Urban Schooling: Mathematics Education.

M.A.Claremont Graduate University, Education: Secondary... Read More

Research Associate Professor

My primary research interest as well as much of my teaching and service to the community centers on the area of media literacy education. While media literacy is considered a part of the curriculum in many countries around the world,... Read More

Assistant Professor

Dr. Dabach is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington's College of Education. Her research is situated in the field of immigration and education, with particular attention to examining secondary school-based contexts that... Read More

Professor

Geneva Gay is Professor of Education at the University of Washington-Seattle where she teaches multicultural education and general curriculum theory. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award, presented by the Committee on... Read More

Assistant Professor

My teaching and research interests focus on adolescent literacy and teacher learning. Specifically, I am interested in the pedagogical practices that support students in learning to write.  I am particularly interested in the discursive... Read More

Associate Professor

The main focus of my research is the prevention of the early reading problems in children that often lead to the development of reading disabilities. I work on this through examination of effective assessment and instructional methods... Read More

Assistant Professor

My research focuses on how to improve mathematics teaching and learning, particularly in the middle-grades. One current line of investigation focuses on specifying how classroom mathematics instruction might be re-organized to support... Read More

Associate Professor

Gail Joseph is an assistant professor in the area of Educational Psychology and Early Childhood and Family Studies.  She teaches courses, advises students, and conducts research on early childhood topics.

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Professor

My research has focused on the challenge of designing professional learning experiences for elementary mathematics teachers and teacher educators so that teachers’ classroom practices improve in ways that are productive for student... Read More

Senior Lecturer Full-Time
Professor

My research focuses on cognitive processes underlying reading and writing ability. Shaping much of my writing research is a central question: How are complex systems of knowledge used during reading and writing? That question has played... Read More

Associate Professor

Dr. McDonald’s scholarship, teaching, and research focus on teacher education and the preparation of teachers to work in hard to staff schools. She addresses two related strands of research in teacher education. The first strand... Read More

Professor

My main research interest is in how motivation to learn develops over time in social contexts. Most recently I have worked within a sociocultural framework to understand why people take up or reject social practices and how motives... Read More

Professor

I began my career working as a classroom aide in a development center for children and youth aged 3 to 21, all of whom had severe multiple disabilities—I don’t think I could have asked for a better teacher education than what I got from... Read More

Dr. Nancy Rosenberg is the Director of the Distance Learning ABA program at the University of Washington. She teaches classes for both the on campus and the distance learning program ABA programs. She has research interests in the areas... Read More

Research Assistant Professor

Andrew Shouse is a Research Assistant Professor and the director of the UW Institute for Science + Math Education. He focuses on equitable science education in formal and informal... Read More

Professor

My research is focused on four major areas: the professional preparation of teachers in the area of assessment, classroom assessment issues, issues in large scale assessment, and validity issues in testing. I consider the classroom as... Read More

Assistant Professor

Jessica Thompson is an assistant professor in the UW College of Education. Her scholarship focuses on building K-12 networks that support novice and experienced science teachers in learning ambitious equitable practices. She is the... Read More

Professor

Sheila Valencia is Professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture at the University of Washington, Seattle. She teaches and conducts research in the areas of literacy assessment, instruction, policy, and teacher development. Dr. Valencia... Read More

Associate Professor

My scholarship, teaching, and service focus on improving the schooling experiences and ultimately the lives of linguistic minority (LM) youth, especially bilingual students and English language learners (ELLs). To support this goal, I... Read More

Associate Professor

Dr. West’s research agenda focuses on transforming communities to increase access and to improve outcomes for students with low incidence disabilities. 

Specific research interests include: a) identifying instructional variables... Read More

Professor

My research interests deal with the early career development of science teachers. Our research group has recently received National Science Foundation funding for a five-year project to develop and study a system of tools and tool-based... Read More

Professor

My research has examined different aspects of teacher education in the U.S.A. and beyond.  For many years, I have been focusing on understanding the historical trajectories of different approaches to improving teacher education and on... Read More