Professor Niral Shah challenges false narratives that Asian people are innately good at math in a commentary piece that offers suggestions for how educators can disrupt those narratives.
Asians are good at math? Why dressing up racism as a compliment just doesn’t add up
Democratic presidential hopefuls are promising to ramp up funding for public schools
Professor David Knight writes about a substantial and unprecedented spending boost by the federal government that presidential candidates are proposing (also published in the Pennsylvania Capital-Star).
Kids aren't getting enough exercise, even in sporty Seattle
Why Parents Should Communicate Better With Educators
A Defense of Cursive, From a 10-Year-Old National Champion
Professor Emerita Virginia Berninger discusses her research, which shows a connection between the linked letters in cursive writing and improved spelling proficiency.
Presidential hopefuls promise to ramp up funding for public schools
Professor David Knight writes about proposals by Democratic presidential candidates to spend more federal dollars on public education programs and the potential to reduce funding inequities in public schools.
Even in sporty Seattle, most kids aren’t getting enough exercise
Julie McCleery, research associate and lecturer, writes about barriers that stand in the way of children and teens being more active as well as opportunities for greater equity in access to youth physical activity.
5 new ways for schools to work with families
Professor Ann M. Ishimaru is co-author of a commentary sharing new ways for schools and families — especially working-class communities of color — to work together to help realize children’s potential.
Carlos Lazo '14 leads high school group to perform in Havana
Carlos Lazo (MIT '14) recently lead a student group from North Creek High School in Bothell to Cuba for a musical performance in Havana as part of celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the city.
How Schools Can Sustain Students’ Cultures
Professor Django Paris, Seattle educator Darozyl Touch (MIT '19) and doctoral student Bontu Aman Mohammed (MEd '18) are featured in an article exploring culturally sustaining pedagogy.