Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11), executive director of Renton Prep, comments on how gaming could boost social and emotional outcomes for students as young as those in kindergarten.
How Gaming Can Encourage Social and Emotional Learning
School Administrators Complete Leading for Better Instruction
University of Washington’s Center for Educational Leadership developed and taught a three-year instructional leadership program that aims to improve classroom instruction and student achievement in Central Louisiana.
Aspiring Leaders Graduates Louisiana Educators
The University of Washington’s Center for Educational Leadership developed Aspiring Leaders, a three-year training that is designed to ultimately impact student achievement by preparing instructional leaders.
Young men of color thriving thanks to Brotherhood Initiative
A look inside the new program, led by Professor Joe Lott, advocating for black and brown students on campus.
Want a front-row seat at your child’s graduation? Bidding starts at $200
Thomas Halverson, director of the master's program in education policy, comments on schools and parent-teacher organizations that auction off prime seats and parking spots for graduation ceremonies to the highest bidders.
The True Meaning of ‘Idiot’
Professor Walter Parker's essay "Teaching Against Idiocy" is cited in a column exploring the root of the word "idiocy" and the consequences for public life and service.
Don’t leave teacher training out of state school funding
The College of Education and UW Math Education Project's work with Anacortes School District to improve math instruction is noted in an essay by Superintendent Mark Wenzel (EdD '07) on the importance of investing in quality training for teachers.
Weaving Project-Based Learning Into Rigorous High School Courses
Professor Susan Nolen and Jane Lo (PhD '15) discuss UW's Knowledge in Action program, an attempt to integrate project-based learning into the high school curriculum, in a webinar.
Study: Mentoring Key For New Teachers
A new study by the University of Washington's Center of Teaching and Policy has found a link between mentoring programs and higher retention rates for beginning teachers in Washington state.
How to Retain and Support Teachers of Color
Professor Min Sun shared her recent study on black teachers’ retention and transfer patterns in North Carolina and discussed policy strategies for retaining and supporting effective black teachers in a webinar with Professor Deborah McCutchen providing perspective on how research can inform advocacy.