Professor Walter Parker, one of the world's leading scholars of civic education, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education (NAEd). He joins James Banks, John Bransford and Ken Zeichner in representing UW College of Education in NAEd.
Professor Elected to Membership in the National Academy of Education
‘Personalized learning’ comes to teacher training
Professor Ken Zeichner comments on efforts to introduce competency-based teacher education more broadly.
Education students design innovations to better serve immigrant youth
Teams of University of Washington education students recently participated in Ideathon, during which they drew upon design thinking processes to craft new ideas for better addressing the educational needs of immigrant and refugee youth and families.
It's legislative season—time to take another look at kindergarten policies
Professor Kristie Kauerz comments on P-3 initiatives being considered by policymakers including funding of full-day kindergarten.
Doctoral student receives prestigious dissertation fellowship
Adaurennaya Onyewuenyi is one of just six doctoral students in the country to receive a American Educational Research Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship, which is supporting her research into how and in what ways racial and ethnic identity contribute to the academic performance of Black American and African immigrant high school students.
Learning happiness in a lecture hall
Professor James Mazza's course “Wellness and Resilience for College and Beyond," which aims to help improve student resilience through difficult and stressful times, is noted.
Women in Finance raises funds for inclusive education
The UW College of Education's Haring Center is partnering in a pilot program in Cayman to bring direct support in inclusive education to classes and preschools.
Wanted: Teacher leaders to help improve Detroit schools
The UW's master in instructional leadership program and certificate programs designed to help teachers grow in their leadership roles, including research projects relevant to their own schools, are noted.
TPEP 2: Personnel Supports–Impact and Reflection
Findings from report by UW College of Education researchers on Washington state's Teacher and Principal Evaluation System are examined.
Professor honored for contributions in media literacy
Professor Marilyn Cohen has been named a 2018 recipient of the National Telemedia Council's Jessie McCanse Award in honor of her longtime contributions to the field of media literacy.