Why Parents Should Communicate Better With Educators

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Professor Ann Ishimaru shares new ways for schools to engage with parents as co-author of a commentary piece (also published in the Houston Chronicle and...

A Defense of Cursive, From a 10-Year-Old National Champion

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Professor Emerita Virginia Berninger discusses her research, which shows a connection between the linked letters in cursive writing and improved spelling proficiency.

Presidential hopefuls promise to ramp up funding for public schools

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Professor David Knight writes about proposals by Democratic presidential candidates to spend more federal dollars on public education programs and the potential to reduce funding inequities in public schools.

Even in sporty Seattle, most kids aren’t getting enough exercise

Friday, December 13, 2019

Julie McCleery, research associate and lecturer, writes about barriers that stand in the way of children and teens being more active as well as opportunities for greater equity in access to youth physical activity.

5 new ways for schools to work with families

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Professor Ann M. Ishimaru is co-author of a commentary sharing new ways for schools and families — especially working-class communities of color — to work together to help realize children’s potential.

Carlos Lazo '14 leads high school group to perform in Havana

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Carlos Lazo (MIT '14) recently lead a student group from North Creek High School in Bothell to Cuba for a musical performance in Havana as part of celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the city.


How Schools Can Sustain Students’ Cultures

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Professor Django Paris, Seattle educator Darozyl Touch (MIT '19) and doctoral student Bontu Aman Mohammed (MEd '18) are featured in an article exploring culturally sustaining pedagogy.

Second-graders surprise PAWS with donation on Giving Tuesday

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Jennie Warmouth (PhD ‘17) and her students from Lynnwood Elementary made a donation to support PAWS of Lynnwood on Giving Tuesday. For more than a decade, Warmouth's students have written bios for furry friends looking for adoption.


Joy Williamson-Lott honored for book on civil rights, higher education in South

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Professor Joy Williamson-Lott recently received the annual Frederic W. Ness Book Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding and improvement of liberal education from the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Williamson-Lott was honored for her book “Jim...

UW professor has most read paper on human rights education

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Professor Emeritus Walter Parker’s article "Human rights education's curriculum problem" is the most-read article of 2019 in the journal Human Rights Education Review.