Professor Ilene Schwartz answers questions about her work in inclusive education as director of the University of Washington's Haring Center.
ParentMap 2018 Superhero Ilene Schwartz: The Teacher
Eliminating the achievement gap
Patty Maxfield (EdD '15), project director at the UW Center for Educational Leadership, describes the importance of developing a culture of learning and collaboration across schools to address specific learning needs of students.
How Independent Teacher Prep Programs Fail Our Most Vulnerable Students
Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, discusses his research on independent teacher preparation programs.
6 Reasons Why Early Learning Matters So Much
Early learning experts from the UW College of Education shared their insights on how to ensure all children in Washington get a strong start during EDU Talks.
'Emotional support' animals get the fish-eye
Professor Brinda Jegatheesan comments on "emotional support" animals and the scrutiny they face as more people attempt to board planes and enter restaurants that normally don't allow free-range pets.
International applicants can explore research assistantships, other roles
Ziyan Bai, a doctoral student in educational leadership and policy studies, discusses her work as a graduate staff assistant for the University of Washington Graduate School.
Parents should talk with—not just to—their kids
A UW College of Education research partnership supporting fathers' everyday interactions with children to boost their early development is noted.
Is Your Kid's Science Teacher Ambitious Enough?
Professor Mark Windschitl, co-author of "Ambitious Science Teaching," discusses the new book, which provides a blueprint for teachers and administrators wanting to elevate the level of engagement in their science classrooms for all students.
Mentor program helps new teachers thrive
A UW College of Education study exploring teacher retention and mobility in Washington state is referenced.
Educator champions animal welfare-based curriculum
Jennie Warmouth (PhD '17) is helping students learn about animal welfare and how to connect with animals, one child and one lesson at a time.