With schools shuttered by coronavirus, here’s what experts recommend for teaching online

Monday, April 13, 2020

UW College of Education doctoral candidate Elba Moise comments on the importance of students having space to show their real selves in during online classes.

Lynnwood teacher’s Arctic trip inspires kids to ditch plastic

Monday, April 13, 2020

A class project that resulted in changing a Lynnwood elementary school's single use plastic policy was led by Jennie Warmouth (PhD ‘17), who recently traveled to the Arctic as part of a National Geographic fellowship.

Parenting and working from home during coronavirus

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Professor Jim Mazza is interviewed about his livestream series that focuses on sharing coping strategies and emotion regulation skills to aid parents in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.

School budgets are in big trouble, especially in high-poverty areas

Friday, April 10, 2020

Professor David Knight, whose research has explored the impact of the Great Recession on school funding, comments on the importance of maintaining equity as districts and states contend with a potential loss of revenue.

Emotional Needs Should Come First for Families During COVID-19

Friday, April 10, 2020

Yev Veverka, teaching associate and practicum coordinator for the UW's Applied Behavior Analysis program, writes that families need more support in focusing first on navigating children’s emotional needs during the current crisis.

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.