Alum's book makes New York Times best sellers list

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The newly-released book "White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism" by Robin DiAngelo (PhD '04) ranked No. 8 on The New York Times list of bestselling paperback nonfiction in its first week of going on sale.

Doctoral students works to create positive climates for all students

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Saejin Kwak Tanguay, a PhD candidate in multicultural education, discusses her work to foster supportive peer environments for diverse student populations.

‘Teaching for Black Lives’ — a handbook to help all educators fight racism

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Jesse Hagopian (MIT '06) and Wayne Au, affiliate faculty in teaching, learning and curriculum, are co-editors of “Teaching for Black Lives,” a collection of writings that help educators humanize blacks in curriculum, teaching and policy and connect lessons to young people’s lives.

Blaming parents of color for their own oppression is an American pastime

Monday, July 2, 2018

Professor Megan Bang is co-author of a commentary piece discussing a pattern of blaming parents and caregivers to justify the systemic inequities and inhumane treatment of nonwhite and poor families.

The 'father of multicultural education' says schools still need change

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Professor James A. Banks discusses the field of multicultural education and the changes that are still needed in school systems across the country and abroad.

First space, then auto—now Elon Musk quietly tinkers with education

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Professor Nancy Hertzog comments on how an inquiry-based curriculum at an experimental non-profit school on the campus of SpaceX could give students the opportunity to pursue their interests, put ideas into context and acquire basic skills to solve problems.

Inclusive education is a plus for children of all abilities

Monday, June 25, 2018

Professor Ilene Schwartz, director of the University of Washington's Haring Center, writes that the fear some kids will be slowed down by kids with disabilities is just not true.

UW among best ABA master’s programs

Monday, June 25, 2018

The University of Washington's online master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, which includes a supervised intensive practicum, is identified as one of the best ABA master’s degree programs.

UW Education Dean Visits W.F. West

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Dean Mia Tuan recently visited Chehalis’ W.F. West High School to observe teachers and students and to be briefed on the Student Achievement Initiative.  

Engineering the End of the School Year

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Liza Rickey (MIT '03), science and STEM curriculum specialist at Issaquah School District, shares how teachers can reinvigorate their day-to-day routines at the end of the school year and finish on a strong note.