Documentary on animal-assisted interventions

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Professor Brinda Jegatheesan interviews Temple Grandin on animal-assisted interventions, best practices and standards on welfare of animals participating in AAI with children and adults, including children with autism.

Research shows turnaround grants worked—in a few places

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A study of San Francisco schools by Professor Min Sun that looked at the impact of the Obama administration's signature effort to improve struggling schools is cited.

Emissary of equity

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Professor Ann Ishimaru, recently honored by the American Educational Research Association for her exemplary contributions to practice-engaged research, is profiled.

The arts help refugees, other students to master academics

Monday, May 8, 2017

Research by Virginia Berninger, professor emeritus, examining the impact of hands-on learning in activating regions of the brain involved in thinking, language and working memory is cited.

When Children's Books Also Tell Stories About Math

Friday, May 5, 2017

The University of Washington's Story Time STEM project is developing toolkits that help adults "mathematize literature" by identifying mathematical themes in books and teach young children about them.

Why Is Donald Trump Interested in Meeting with the Presidents of HBCUs?

Friday, May 5, 2017

Professor Joy Williamson-Lott comments on historically black colleges and universities, examples of retaliation against students who became involved in the freedom movement, and what recent meetings with President Trump mean for the future of HBCUs.

Integrating Scientific Argumentation and Modeling for K-2 Learners

Friday, May 5, 2017

UW researchers share key principles and strategies for engaging K-2 students in the practice of scientific argumentation with explanatory models.

Brothers, mentors, friends

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The UW Brotherhood Initiative, led by Professor Joe Lott, is advocating for black and brown students on campus.

What Does Civics Education Look Like In Washington?

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Professor Walter Parker discusses changes in civics education and the importance of starting early to help kids grow up to be engaged citizens.

Tacoma educator named Principal of the Year

Friday, April 21, 2017

Dan Besett, principal of Tacoma’s Wilson High School and a graduate of UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program, is the 2017 Washington State High School Principal of the Year.