Helping families explore ‘big questions’ around COVID-19

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Debi Talukdar, a UW College of Education doctoral student, contributed to a new guide helping families broach big questions and feelings that may be surfacing as kids experience the current realities of sickness and isolation.

COVID-19: School's Out ... For Summer?

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Professor Soojin Oh Park discusses Washington's efforts to create an equitable homeschool curriculum and the challenges still facing parents who are essential workers, working from home or living in temporary housing.

Keeping the mind healthy though storytelling

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Retired UW College of Education professor Joseph Stowitschek recently published his first novel, “River Run,” with his experiences at the College influencing his characters..

With schools shuttered by coronavirus, here’s what experts recommend for teaching online

Monday, April 13, 2020

UW College of Education doctoral candidate Elba Moise comments on the importance of students having space to show their real selves in during online classes.

Lynnwood teacher’s Arctic trip inspires kids to ditch plastic

Monday, April 13, 2020

A class project that resulted in changing a Lynnwood elementary school's single use plastic policy was led by Jennie Warmouth (PhD ‘17), who recently traveled to the Arctic as part of a National Geographic fellowship.

Parenting and working from home during coronavirus

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Professor Jim Mazza is interviewed about his livestream series that focuses on sharing coping strategies and emotion regulation skills to aid parents in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.

Emotional Needs Should Come First for Families During COVID-19

Friday, April 10, 2020

Yev Veverka, teaching associate and practicum coordinator for the UW's Applied Behavior Analysis program, writes that families need more support in focusing first on navigating children’s emotional needs during the current crisis.

School budgets are in big trouble, especially in high-poverty areas

Friday, April 10, 2020

Professor David Knight, whose research has explored the impact of the Great Recession on school funding, comments on the importance of maintaining equity as districts and states contend with a potential loss of revenue.

Coronavirus has closed Washington’s schools. When will it be safe to return?

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Professor Ann Ishimaru comments on the need to ensure decisions about whether to re-open schools include input from vulnerable families whose voices have historically been ignored.

Is your family's mental health taking a hit from COVID-19? Take this class

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Professor James Mazza, who is holding interactive online sessions for families on how to deal with the emotional upheavals, is featured.