Education panelists offer their vision for state’s schools

Thursday, December 1, 2016

UW College of Education Dean Mia Tuan was among the panelists at a Seattle Times LiveWire event exploring the future of K-12 education in Washington State.

Op-ed: What Trump's pick for Secretary of Education could mean

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, writes about President-elect Trump's nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education and what it could mean for public education.

The long and short Washington’s Superintendent of the Year

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Gary Cohn (PhD '99), superintendent of Everett Public Schools and Washington's 2017 Superintendent of the Year, answers questions about his district's success in raising graduation rates, the challenges of his role and more.

Using data to drive student engagement

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11), director of innovative teaching and learning sciences at Renton Prep, helps students harness the power of data in their learning.

Most Students Don’t Know When News is Fake

Monday, November 21, 2016

Professor Walter Parker comments on the “echo chamber effect” of social media and offers advice for parents on how to help children distinguish legitimate news from fake news.

3 Interactive Tech Trends That Will Make You Healthier

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Katie Headrick Taylor, assistant professor of learning sciences and human development, comments on how virtual cultural exchange programs are helping children build relationships in a more immediate way.

To help underserved students, project gives teachers new tools

Friday, November 18, 2016

In South Seattle and south King County, the UW College of Education is partnering with schools in the Road Map region to close opportunity achievement gaps in schools — and open all doors for young learners.

5 Reasons Why Play Is So Important, As Explained By Experts

Friday, November 18, 2016

Experts from the University of Washington College of Education shared insights on the importance of play and child development during EDU Talks: Play!

Experts offer ideas to help Seattle area’s homeless youth

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

As schools in Washington count a growing number of homeless students, three local experts discussed how Seattle-area schools can combat the problem during a film screening organized by the UW Master's in Education Policy program.

Here’s how to get kids really engaged in civic education

Monday, November 7, 2016

Professor Walter Parker's work looking into the importance of harnessing public school students’ diversity as an asset in the deliberation over public problems is cited.