UW opens Othello Commons in Southeast Seattle

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The College of Education is one of the initial funders of Othello-UW Commons, a multifunctional partnership space in the heart of Southeast Seattle’s Othello neighborhood that will be used for community-informed teaching, learning, service and research.

Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom

Friday, January 11, 2019

Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11) answers questions about her new book "Teaching AI: Exploring New Frontiers for Learning," which brings a teacher-centric lens to big questions around the various definitions of artificial intelligence, how AI is upending the workforce, and how to teach about—and with—artificial intelligence.

Faculty, alumni among most influential education scholars

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

UW College of Education faculty members Kenneth Zeichner, Django Paris and Mia Tuan, along with alumni Gloria Ladson-Billings (MA ‘72) and Tyrone Howard (PhD '98), are listed among the nation's most influential scholars shaping educational practice and policy in the 2019 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

11 Charts That Changed the Way We Think About Schools in 2018

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Professor Min Sun's research demonstrating black teachers are more likely to leave their school, and the reasons for their lower retention rates, is noted as one of the most significant discoveries of 2018 in education.

Black Teachers More Likely to Leave their School

Monday, January 7, 2019

Professor Min Sun's research exploring the retention of black teachers is noted as one of 11 discoveries that changed the way people think about education in 2018.

Is the business of youth sports leaving too many kids out?

Friday, January 4, 2019

Julie McCleery (PhD '15), a research associate with the UW Center for Leadership in Athletics currently working on a King County State of Play report, discusses the high cost of youth sports.

The greenest classroom in the world is in Seattle

Friday, December 21, 2018

Science and technology teacher Zoë Dash (MEd '11) discusses how children interact with a living classroom powered by sun, rainwater and exploration at Seattle's Perkins School.

Puget Sound school districts are trying to recruit — and keep — more teachers of color. Here’s how.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Seattle Teacher Residency, a partnership in which the UW College of Education prepares teachers for Seattle Public Schools, is noted as an example of efforts to increase diversity in the teacher workforce.

Dr. James A. Banks, ‘The Father of Multicultural Education’ To Retire After 50 Years

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Banks, known around the world for pioneering the field of multicultural education, joined the UW faculty in 1969, and started the UW Center for Multicultural Education.

Seattle got its NHL team ... now what?

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Jennifer Hoffman, associate professor of education with the UW Center For Leadership In Athletics, comments on the importance of keeping fans engaged as Seattle prepares to welcome an NHL franchise.