Is Your Kid's Science Teacher Ambitious Enough?

Monday, March 19, 2018

Professor Mark Windschitl, co-author of "Ambitious Science Teaching," discusses the new book, which provides a blueprint for teachers and administrators wanting to elevate the level of engagement in their science classrooms for all students.

Mentor program helps new teachers thrive

Friday, March 16, 2018

A UW College of Education study exploring teacher retention and mobility in Washington state is referenced.



Educator champions animal welfare-based curriculum

Monday, March 12, 2018

Jennie Warmouth (PhD '17) is helping students learn about animal welfare and how to connect with animals, one child and one lesson at a time.

Professor Elected to Membership in the National Academy of Education

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Professor Walter Parker, one of the world's leading scholars of civic education, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education (NAEd). He joins James Banks, John Bransford and Ken Zeichner in representing UW College of Education in NAEd.

‘Personalized learning’ comes to teacher training

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Professor Ken Zeichner comments on efforts to introduce competency-based teacher education more broadly.

Education students design innovations to better serve immigrant youth

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Teams of University of Washington education students recently participated in Ideathon, during which they drew upon design thinking processes to craft new ideas for better addressing the educational needs of immigrant and refugee youth and families.

It's legislative season—time to take another look at kindergarten policies

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Professor Kristie Kauerz comments on P-3 initiatives being considered by policymakers including funding of full-day kindergarten.

Doctoral student receives prestigious dissertation fellowship

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Adaurennaya Onyewuenyi is one of just six doctoral students in the country to receive a American Educational Research Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship, which is supporting her research into how and in what ways racial and ethnic identity contribute to the academic performance of Black American and African immigrant high school students.

Learning happiness in a lecture hall

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Professor James Mazza's course “Wellness and Resilience for College and Beyond," which aims to help improve student resilience through difficult and stressful times, is noted.

Women in Finance raises funds for inclusive education

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The UW College of Education's Haring Center is partnering in a pilot program in Cayman to bring direct support in inclusive education to classes and preschools.