A recent study by UW researchers of schoolchildren's reading and writing activities at home, their school progress and their skills is highlighted.
Literacy Builds Life Skills as Well as Language Skills
Teach, Watch, Learn
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?
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
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
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
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
Professor Deborah McCutchen comments on the connection between reading experience and cognitive ability.
The Importance of Training Teachers to Better Understand Their Native Students
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
Professor Ilene Schwartz offers advice to parents on helping students who need executive-function help but don’t have an Individualized Education Program.