Professor Walter Parker's article “Teaching Against idiocy,” exploring the challenge that democratic societies face in developing public-minded citizens, is referenced.
Does It Matter If the President Is Smart?
Thousands expected to turn out to hear—or protest—Betsy DeVos
Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, comments on concerns of Washington public-school teachers and families about the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
UW No. 19 in world rankings for education
The University of Washington College of Education is No. 19 in the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Inspiring growth — Academy gives Florida's educational leaders a safe and supportive learning space
Stephen Fink and Anneke Markholt, executive director and associate director of the UW Center for Educational Leadership, describe a research-based curriculum that is setting a new standard for school leadership professional development.
Reader today, leader tomorrow
Professor Deborah McCutchen comments on the connection between reading experience and cognitive ability.
The Importance of Training Teachers to Better Understand Their Native Students
Professor Megan Bang and Dawn Hardison-Stevens, program manager, discuss the Native Education Certificate Program at the University of Washington, which supports professional development for educators serving Native youth and communities.
Helping students who struggle with ‘executive function’ skills
Professor Ilene Schwartz offers advice to parents on helping students who need executive-function help but don’t have an Individualized Education Program.
Read and Write With Your Kids
A recent UW College of Education study showing home literacy activities provide students with tools for lifetime success is noted as one of The Aspen Institute's five best ideas.
Best friends come full circle to teach in their hometown
Katie Burkhauser (MIT '17) and her best friend both returned to their hometown to begin teaching this fall. Burkhauser, who’ll be teaching algebra and geometry at Auburn High, was a Dream Project mentor and student leader, earned an undergraduate minor in...
What happens when a regular high school decides no student is a lost cause?
Katie (Erickson) Ward (MEd '11) teaches at Hope Academy, an alternative program for ninth- and 10th-graders at Sequim Senior High School that offers an alternative for kids who struggle in standard classrooms.