Literacy Builds Life Skills as Well as Language Skills

Monday, October 16, 2017

A recent study by UW researchers of schoolchildren's reading and writing activities at home, their school progress and their skills is highlighted.

Teach, Watch, Learn

Thursday, October 12, 2017

EarlyEdU Alliance, a collection of courses and online tools created by the University of Washington and used by more than 50 colleges and universities, aims to increase the quality and accessibility of early childhood teacher preparation programs.

Does It Matter If the President Is Smart?

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Professor Walter Parker's article “Teaching Against idiocy,” exploring the challenge that democratic societies face in developing public-minded citizens, is referenced.

Thousands expected to turn out to hear—or protest—Betsy DeVos

Monday, October 9, 2017

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, comments on concerns of Washington public-school teachers and families about the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.

UW No. 19 in world rankings for education

Monday, October 9, 2017

The University of Washington College of Education is No. 19 in the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Inspiring growth — Academy gives Florida's educational leaders a safe and supportive learning space

Monday, September 25, 2017

Stephen Fink and Anneke Markholt, executive director and associate director of the UW Center for Educational Leadership, describe a research-based curriculum that is setting a new standard for school leadership professional development.

Reader today, leader tomorrow

Friday, September 22, 2017

Professor Deborah McCutchen comments on the connection between reading experience and cognitive ability.

The Importance of Training Teachers to Better Understand Their Native Students

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Professor Megan Bang and Dawn Hardison-Stevens, program manager, discuss the Native Education Certificate Program at the University of Washington, which supports professional development for educators serving Native youth and communities.

Helping students who struggle with ‘executive function’ skills

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Professor Ilene Schwartz offers advice to parents on helping students who need executive-function help but don’t have an Individualized Education Program.

Read and Write With Your Kids

Monday, September 11, 2017

A recent UW College of Education study showing home literacy activities provide students with tools for lifetime success is noted as one of The Aspen Institute's five best ideas.