Professor's work in civic education honored by AERA

Walter Parker
Feb 17 2015

Professor Walter Parker of the University of Washington's College of Education, a leading scholar in the field of civic education, has been named an American Educational Research Association Fellow.

New faculty profile: Katie Headrick Taylor

Katie Headrick Taylor
Feb 9 2015

As children grow up amidst a dizzying array of new technologies, Katie Headrick Taylor is working to improve educators' understanding of how young people use digital media and how to leverage technology in ways that support youth in underserved communities.

Student works to foster inclusive learning spaces

Feb 4 2015

Born in Houston to parents from El Salvador and Haiti, Elba Camila Moise has observed the power of inclusive learning environments throughout her life. Now, the doctoral student in multicultural education at the University of Washington’s College of Education has her eye on nudging learning in that direction.

Professor, student co-author study on success of early-entrance students

Nancy Hertzog
Feb 3 2015

A recent study by a UW College of Education professor and doctoral student found that graduates of the University of Washington’s two early-entrance university programs excelled in their academic and subsequent professional lives.

New principal supervisor standards promise to boost principal success

Feb 3 2015

The release of the first-ever Principal Supervisor Performance Standards, created by the University of Washington’s District Leadership Design Lab (DL2), promises to help school systems across the nation strengthen the quality of teaching for all students.

Study: Policy designed to help English learners has unintended consequences

Jan 30 2015

Putting high school English language learners in separate content-area classrooms designed to target their linguistic needs can backfire, a new publication by a University of Washington College of Education professor reports, by stigmatizing those same students.

Research presentations: Teacher decision-making, mainstreaming English Learners and more

Jan 29 2015

Eleven of the University of Washington College of Education's doctoral students will discuss their research projects on Feb. 6, with topics including civics instruction during a presidential election, teacher orientation and perceptions of language policy, and biracial identity development.

The Research and Inquiry Presentations, a major milestone in each Ph.D. candidate's studies at the College of Education, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Miller Hall Room 212. Presentations are open to the public.

This quarter's presentations are:

Onnie Rogers: New faculty profile

Onnie Rogers
Jan 28 2015

Growing up, Onnie Rogers experienced first-hand how powerful stereotypes could be in shaping how children perceived their own abilities. That experience inspired Rogers, who recently joined the University of Washington College of Education as a research assistant professor, to pursue research on identity development among urban youth. Her work examines how cultural norms, expectations and stereotypes influence how youth see themselves, particularly in the context of schooling and education.

Governor, Haring Center discuss early childhood and special education

Haring Center
Jan 27 2015

Gov. Jay Inslee welcomed faculty and friends of the University of Washington's Haring Center to the Governor's Mansion in Olympia on Jan. 6 for a discussion of opportunities to improve the state's special education and early childhood education programs.

From mentee to mentor and beyond

Meili Powell
Jan 23 2015

Already on her way to a career in education, UW sophomore early childhood and family studies major Meili Powell credits the Dream Project with helping define her path.