Professor Kristie Kauerz comments on what it means to be an early-childhood education professional and the importance of continuity across the entire P-20 education continuum.
Pre-to-3: What is an early-childhood education professional?
UW will build teacher corps for dual-language classrooms
A $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable the UW College of Education to recruit and train about five dozen bilingual teachers to work in dual-language programs in South King County, Bellevue and Shoreline.
Why that bill requiring cursive is good news
Professor emerita Virginia Berninger comments on the effects of cursive learning on children’s brains and the benefits of children using multiple communication methods.
Making early childhood education degrees more accessible
Professor Gail Joseph discusses the policy and practice changes needed to make high-quality online bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education or a related major accessible to all lead pre-K teachers across the United States.
Researchers find early signs that Seattle’s preschool program may be paying off
A new study co-led by University of Washington researchers suggests that the city's pilot program is helping more children get ready for kindergarten.
Why math majors should take creative writing — and vice versa
Julie Van '17, an Education, Learning and Society minor and UW Dream Project mentor, argues for providing college students with more meaningful interdisciplinary experiences.
Early Education Is a Game Changer
UW College of Education researchers contribute to a new report showing that high-quality preschool reduces special education placement and contributes to a significant boost in high school graduation rates.
When Degree Programs for Pre-K Teachers Go Online
Education Interview of the Month: Independent Teacher Prep Programs
Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, discusses the creation of independent teacher education programs and their implications for public schools.
Efforts aim to get more of Yakima County’s children into preschool
Professor Soojin Oh Park comments on the impact of high-quality preschool and the difficulties some families face in taking advantage of early childhood programs.