Professor Megan Bang is working with Seattle Public Schools and the nonprofit Tilth Alliance to build learning gardens at three schools, while also creating a new model for an ecosystems curriculum and providing training for teachers.
Seattle kids to discover environmental decision-making, one garden at a time
It’s never too late to graduate
Ned Porges, who started his doctoral program at UW College of Education in 1979, recently graduated after completing his dissertation on socio-politics of travel as experiential education.
How Gaming Can Encourage Social and Emotional Learning
Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11), executive director of Renton Prep, comments on how gaming could boost social and emotional outcomes for students as young as those in kindergarten.
School Administrators Complete Leading for Better Instruction
University of Washington’s Center for Educational Leadership developed and taught a three-year instructional leadership program that aims to improve classroom instruction and student achievement in Central Louisiana.
Aspiring Leaders Graduates Louisiana Educators
The University of Washington’s Center for Educational Leadership developed Aspiring Leaders, a three-year training that is designed to ultimately impact student achievement by preparing instructional leaders.
Young men of color thriving thanks to Brotherhood Initiative
A look inside the new program, led by Professor Joe Lott, advocating for black and brown students on campus.
Want a front-row seat at your child’s graduation? Bidding starts at $200
Thomas Halverson, director of the master's program in education policy, comments on schools and parent-teacher organizations that auction off prime seats and parking spots for graduation ceremonies to the highest bidders.
The True Meaning of ‘Idiot’
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.
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.