New faculty profile: Kristen Missall

Kristen Missall
Nov 18 2015

Growing up in a household of educators, Kristin Missall learned the importance of education in her earliest years.

Now, the new University of Washington associate professor of education is focused on understanding and supporting the development of children during this "hopeful time," their preschool and elementary school years.

Professor to attend White House summit on STEM teaching

Jessica Thompson
Oct 22 2015

The University of Washington College of Education's efforts to strengthen the nation's STEM teaching workforce will be discussed during an Oct. 28 summit at the White House.

New faculty profile: Carly Roberts

Oct 9 2015

In too many schools, children with intellectual and developmental disabilities continue to be separated from their peers and to lack access to a quality education. 

Professor honored by Washington Science Teachers Association

Philip Bell
Sep 10 2015

UW Professor Philip Bell is the recipient of the 2015 Washington Science Teachers Association (WSTA) Teacher of the Year Award for Higher Education. Bell, who holds the Shauna C. Larson Chair in Learning Sciences at UW College of Education, is being recognized for the work he and his team have done to help develop and implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with a focus on equity, in partnership with a network of organizations across the state and country.

Honor Roll August 2015

Parker appointed to Center for Ethics and Education

Honor Roll July 2015

Summit on art/science youth programs held in Dublin

Study shows specific learning disabilities differ in unit of language affected

Haring Center
Jun 24 2015

A new study from the University of Washington shows that not all reading disabilities are the same and that tests and brain imaging can identify different kinds of specific learning disabilities.

These findings highlight the need to change how children with learning disabilities are diagnosed and treated, says lead author Virginia Berninger, a professor of educational psychology at the UW College of Education.

Honor Roll May 2015

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AERA 2015: College Research Presentations

May 4 2015

Learn more about UW College of Education research presented at this year's American Educational Research Association meeting, including videos featuring faculty members discussing their research.

Advancing ambitious science teaching for EL students with Jessica Thompson

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Engaging communities in teacher preparation with Ken Zeichner

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Research shows brain differences in children with dyslexia and dysgraphia

Center on Human Development and Disability
Apr 28 2015

University of Washington research shows that using a single category of learning disability to qualify students with written language challenges for special education services is not scientifically supported. Some students only have writing disabilities, but some have both reading and writing disabilities.