Best friends come full circle to teach in their hometown

Friday, September 8, 2017

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?

Thursday, September 7, 2017

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

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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

Friday, September 1, 2017

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.

While Lenin in Fremont is ironic, Confederate statues are anything but

Monday, August 28, 2017

Boris Krichevsky, a doctoral candidate and teacher educator at UW College of Education, discusses the place of controversial statues in the United States.

CIRCL Perspective: Katie Headrick Taylor

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Professor Katie Headrick Taylor discusses her research exploring digital media and emerging technologies in the lives of children, youth and adults.

Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Professor James Mazza comments on the need for parents and educators to address the stigma of suicidal thoughts and behavior.

Poor, minority families often left out of education discussions

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Professor Ann Ishimaru discusses her recent paper examining some of the challenges low-income and minority students and families face when trying to engage with their schools.

Can an App Help Kids Focus?

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The UW College of Education's involvement in piloting a new app that aims to help kids learn to focus, concentrate and increase cognitive engagement is noted.