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.

Anti-Racism and Anti-Colonialism in America through a Gaelic lens

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Kent Jewell, program support supervisor, writes about what it means for immigrant ethnic groups to call a place “home” and how engagement with ancestral tradition can lead to a better understanding of the history of the past and the unresolved challenges of the present.

UW’s first Latina president says college making progress in diversity, more to do

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

President Ana Mari Cauce cites the Brotherhood Initiative, a project co-sponsored by the College of Education, as one of the UW's efforts to enhance diversity and support the success of underrepresented students.

Why Don't Common Core Standards Include Cursive Writing?

Monday, October 10, 2016

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

What Makes a ‘Maker’?

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

UW College of Education research scientist Bronwyn Bevan and her work studying how after-school maker programs affect children during the school day, and how such programs can affect life-long learning, are profiled.

Important lesson for teachers: Parents aren’t the enemy, UW study shows

Friday, September 30, 2016

Professor Ken Zeichner discusses a recent study in which teachers-in-training at the UW were matched with community mentors from Southeast Seattle to learn about the life experiences of their students and their community.

Inside a pioneering school that’s shaking up how STEM education is taught

Friday, September 30, 2016

Professor Philip Bell discusses how the UW Institute for Science & Math Education is working with TAF and TAF Academy to create and research curriculum that integrates computing and project-based, interdisciplinary STEM learning.

Aspiring Leaders program prepares educators for leadership positions

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The University of Washington’s Center for Educational Leadership designed a curriculum to help Central Louisiana educators understand what constitutes high-quality instruction along with the role they play in improving teacher practice.

UW professor to moderate superintendent forum

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Professor Ilene Schwartz will moderate a forum on diversity and inclusion in Washington's schools between candidates for state superintendent.

Diversity and inclusion focus of candidate forum

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Professor Ilene Schwartz says candidates for Washington's Superintendent of Public Instruction will be asked to describe their approaches to diversity and inclusion in the state's schools during a candidate forum (interview begins at 5:48).