Local PTSAs organize talk on preparing kids to be citizens

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Walter Parker, professor of social studies education, shares his thoughts on the connection between education and a healthy democracy in an event designed to help parents prepare their kids to be citizens.

College of Education hosts annual free film screening

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Thomas Halverson, director of the UW's Master in Education Policy program, discusses this year's "Education + Society" film series. 

How native kids see science differently

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Professor Megan Bang discusses her work with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, native communities and cultural identity.

Teacher Education “Reforms” Hurt Children and Learning

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Findings of a recent review of several alternative teacher certification programs by Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, are cited.

Teaching about politics is tough during this uncivil presidential race

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Bellevue teacher Lane Lopus (MIL '16) and Walter Parker, professor of education, discuss how teachers are addressing politics during the presidential election.

Problems with the Obama administration’s new teacher-education regulations

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, is co-author of an op-ed discussing problems with the U.S. Department of Education's new regulations for programs that prepare new K-12 teachers.

Film series explores lives of homeless students and immigrant teens, and college costs

Monday, October 24, 2016

The "Education and Society" film series, sponsored by the University of Washington Master's in Education Policy program, kicks off its third season on Oct. 24.

The world’s most luxurious pen digitizes your handwritten notes

Friday, October 21, 2016

Professor Virginia Berninger discusses her research comparing the influence of freehand writing and typing on children's writing.

Why don’t the Common Core standards include cursive writing?

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Professor Virginia Berninger comments on her research into print and cursive writing and their impact on student learning.

Teacher Training As 'Part Theater, Part Sport'

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, comments on what research says about the quality of alternative certification programs for teachers.