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.
Inspiring growth — Academy gives Florida's educational leaders a safe and supportive learning space
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.
Read and Write With Your Kids
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.
Best friends come full circle to teach in their hometown
Katie Burkhauser (MIT '17) and her best friend both returned to their hometown to begin teaching this fall. Burkhauser, who’ll be teaching algebra and geometry at Auburn High, was a Dream Project mentor and student leader, earned an undergraduate minor in...
What happens when a regular high school decides no student is a lost cause?
Katie (Erickson) Ward (MEd '11) teaches at Hope Academy, an alternative program for ninth- and 10th-graders at Sequim Senior High School that offers an alternative for kids who struggle in standard classrooms.
Trauma-informed education is spreading from altenative high schools to comprehensive ones
Katie (Erickson) Ward (MEd '14) teaches at Hope Academy, an alternative program for ninth- and 10th-graders at Sequim Senior High School that offers an alternative for kids who struggle in standard classrooms.
Moving Beyond Building Practitioner Capacity to Mutual Learning in Research-Practice Partnerships
A partnership between the University of Washington's Institute for Science + Math Education and the Seattle and Renton school districts to implement Next Generation Science Standards is cited as an example of how partnerships are advancing the learning of both practitioners and researchers.
Position statement on challenging behavior and young children
Professors Kathleen Artman Meeker and Angel Fettig are co-authors of a position statement outlining the field's commitment to the healthy social-emotional development of all children and providing guidance to families and professionals in preventing and addressing challenging behaviors.