Professor Walter Parker's essay "Teaching Against Idiocy" is cited in a column exploring the root of the word "idiocy" and the consequences for public life and service.
The True Meaning of ‘Idiot’
Don’t leave teacher training out of state school funding
The College of Education and UW Math Education Project's work with Anacortes School District to improve math instruction is noted in an essay by Superintendent Mark Wenzel (EdD '07) on the importance of investing in quality training for teachers.
Weaving Project-Based Learning Into Rigorous High School Courses
Professor Susan Nolen and Jane Lo (PhD '15) discuss UW's Knowledge in Action program, an attempt to integrate project-based learning into the high school curriculum, in a webinar.
Study: Mentoring Key For New Teachers
A new study by the University of Washington's Center of Teaching and Policy has found a link between mentoring programs and higher retention rates for beginning teachers in Washington state.
How to Retain and Support Teachers of Color
Professor Min Sun shared her recent study on black teachers’ retention and transfer patterns in North Carolina and discussed policy strategies for retaining and supporting effective black teachers in a webinar with Professor Deborah McCutchen providing perspective on how research can inform advocacy.
Is your school racist? Ask the students
Professor Filiberto Barajas-López discusses his work with educators at Chief Sealth International High School to examine students' experiences at the school and how to improve the school community.
VIDEO: Alum named Highline's Teacher of the Year
Equity guides the work of Delila Leber (MIT '08) as a kindergarten dual language classroom teacher in Highline Public Schools.
Documentary on animal-assisted interventions
Professor Brinda Jegatheesan interviews Temple Grandin on animal-assisted interventions, best practices and standards on welfare of animals participating in AAI with children and adults, including children with autism.
Research shows turnaround grants worked—in a few places
A study of San Francisco schools by Professor Min Sun that looked at the impact of the Obama administration's signature effort to improve struggling schools is cited.
Emissary of equity
Professor Ann Ishimaru, recently honored by the American Educational Research Association for her exemplary contributions to practice-engaged research, is profiled.