Coronavirus has closed Washington’s schools. When will it be safe to return?

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Professor Ann Ishimaru comments on the need to ensure decisions about whether to re-open schools include input from vulnerable families whose voices have historically been ignored.

Is your family's mental health taking a hit from COVID-19? Take this class

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Professor James Mazza, who is holding interactive online sessions for families on how to deal with the emotional upheavals, is featured.

Parents of kids with disabilities fear lasting consequences of school closures

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The UW's Experimental Education Unit, a developmental preschool program that teaches kids with disabilities alongside kids without, is mentioned and the parent of student is interviewed.

Education books: Athletics and higher ed, supervising school principals, activist-oriented teaching — and a conversation with James Banks on his new book of essays

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Four new books written or edited by UW College of Education faculty and researchers are noted along with a Q&A with Professor James A. Banks.

UW professor: Schools should consider deferrals, ‘gap quarter’ for students during crisis

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Professor Thomas Halverson discusses why schools should focus on making sure students are able to launch successfully when closures due to the coronavirus pandemic end.

Washington schools close the rest of the academic year, distance learning will continue

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tom Halverson, director of the UW Master's in Education Policy program, comments on the need for school districts to prioritize making sure students feel emotionally connected and safe.

WA rushes to provide emergency child care for essential workers

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The UW’s Haring Center for Inclusive Education will provide emergency child care for UW Medical Center workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mental health experts race to help children cope with stay-at-home life amid coronavirus closures

Monday, April 6, 2020

Faculty members James Mazza and Tom Halverson comment on offering digital mental health support to children — a challenge that providers, schools and academics are beginning to navigate in the wake of the coronavirus.

UW-created podcasts including the College of Education

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The UW College of Education's podcasts covering subjects ranging from the impact of coronavirus on education, early learning, climate science education and more are noted.

Kayla Chui: Education is a move toward liberation

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Doctoral student Kayla Chui (MEd '19), a diversity ambassador for the College of Education, shares her studies in multicultural education and work mentoring current and incoming students.