Professor James A. Banks discusses the field of multicultural education and the changes that are still needed in school systems across the country and abroad.
The 'father of multicultural education' says schools still need change
First space, then auto—now Elon Musk quietly tinkers with education
Professor Nancy Hertzog comments on how an inquiry-based curriculum at an experimental non-profit school on the campus of SpaceX could give students the opportunity to pursue their interests, put ideas into context and acquire basic skills to solve problems.
Inclusive education is a plus for children of all abilities
Professor Ilene Schwartz, director of the University of Washington's Haring Center, writes that the fear some kids will be slowed down by kids with disabilities is just not true.
UW among best ABA master’s programs
The University of Washington's online master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, which includes a supervised intensive practicum, is identified as one of the best ABA master’s degree programs.
UW Education Dean Visits W.F. West
Dean Mia Tuan recently visited Chehalis’ W.F. West High School to observe teachers and students and to be briefed on the Student Achievement Initiative.
Engineering the End of the School Year
Liza Rickey (MIT '03), science and STEM curriculum specialist at Issaquah School District, shares how teachers can reinvigorate their day-to-day routines at the end of the school year and finish on a strong note.
Video: IslandWood environmental learning center
Norma Andrade (MIT '14), Joe Camacho (MIT '17), Maxwell Honch (MEd '16) and Meredith Pentzien, graduate student in science education, discuss their experiences at IslandWood improving access to meaningful, nature-based learning experiences.
UW programs in special education, elementary education ranked among nation's best
Bus tour brings Washington state into focus
Ed Taylor (PhD '94), vice provost and dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs and professor of educational policy at the College of Education, writes about an annual tour of the state for the UW's new faculty.
Awards of Excellence honor professor, student
Professor Gail Joseph (David B. Thorud Leadership Award) and undergraduate education major Andrew Vo (President’s Medal) were recently honored for their impact at the University of Washington.