The latest edition of Research That Matters, "Passion & Promise," explores how the UW College of Education is approaching the biggest challenges in education with a spirit of possibility. The following story about the College's research examining resiliency and African American girls in the foster system also appears in the online version of the magazine.
STEM career gap project featured at White House event
Nov 9 2015
A University of Washington project that aims to create a STEM career pipeline for low-income and immigrant youth in West Seattle will be featured during the first-ever White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools this week.
The latest edition of Research That Matters, "Passion & Promise," explores how the UW College of Education is approaching the biggest challenges in education with a spirit of possibility. The following story about the College's INSPIRE initiative also appears in the online version of the magazine.
Twenty-one of the University of Washington College of Education's doctoral students will discuss their research projects on November 6, with topics including partnerships in distance teacher education, project-based learning in AP classrooms, 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 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Miller Hall Room 104 and noon to 3:30 p.m. in Room 112.
When school principals and teachers look to their school district's central office to support their efforts to help all students learn at high levels, too often they find the central office disconnected from their daily realities. It's a misalignment that stems from central offices historically not being expected to lead for improved teaching and learning for all students, especially those traditionally underserved by public schools.
Some of the most pressing issues facing America's educational system will be discussed during the "Education and Society" documentary film series sponsored by the University of Washington College of Education's Master in Education Policy program.
From an early age, Jane Lo was fascinated by how people interact in civil society — the way people come together to improve their communities, support fellow citizens in need and assert their rights.
That interest attracted her to teaching and the opportunity to help students understand the complexity of human interactions. After a few years teaching high school social studies in Texas, Lo reached out to Professor Walter Parker at the University of Washington College of Education to dig deeper.