UW College of Education alumni Tina Y. Gourd and Jennifer Gale de Saxe are co-editors of the new book “Radical Educators Rearticulating Education and Social Change: Teacher Agency and Resistance, Early 20th...
UW Books in brief: Activist educators
Seattle School Board to vote on new science curriculum. Here’s how it works.
Professor Philip Bell comments on a new science curriculum aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, which aims to foster "kids becoming knowers and doers," rather than focusing on memorization.
Earpiece powers real-time paraeducator PD
A program developed by UW College of Education researchers is helping administrators provide professional development to paraeducators while they’re working with students.
Math That's Open to Everyone
The UW Center for Educational Leadership’s Renee Gallagher discusses how a shift in beliefs among teachers, instructional coaches and principals is key to advancing access and equity in math instruction.
Podcast: Exploring Inquiry
Teaching Associate Kimberly Mitchell discusses her new book "Experience Inquiry: 5 Powerful Strategies, 50 Practical Experiences," which explores five strategies any teacher or parent can use to promise inquiry and curiosity.
Doctoral student to serve on UCEA Graduate Student Council
James “Lamar” Foster, a doctoral student in the UW's Educational Policy and Organizational Leadership program, will serve on the University Council for Education Administration Graduate Student Council for the next two years and work to increase the presence and...
How cities are convincing voters to pay higher taxes for public preschool
The role of Cultivate Learning at the University of Washington in studying and reporting on the success of Seattle’s pilot preschool program over the past three years is noted.
Opinion: Seattle students deserve a new science curriculum
Stephan Blanford (EdD '11), a former Seattle Public Schools board member and equity consultant, writes about the need for a new science curriculum in Seattle Public Schools as the district underperforms neighboring districts.
Forget 'sit-and-get': 3 approaches are transforming professional development
A program developed by UW faculty members Kathleen Artman Meeker and Nancy Rosenberg that enables the remote delivery of real-time coaching is highlighted in a story about how technology is making it easier to provide relevant professional development to educators.
Microcampuses aim to bolster community connections
The College of Education is a partner in the recently-opened Othello-UW Commons, highlighted in a story about new ways that universities are partnering with their communities.