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.
Poor, minority families often left out of education discussions
Can an App Help Kids Focus?
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.
One way to improve schools: Treat parents as equals, UW professor says
Instead of telling parents what the school needs, bring them into the decision-making process, Professor Ann Ishimaru argues in a newly released paper.
Native American Students, School Board Members See Changes
The Native Education Certificate program offered by the University of Washington College of Education is noted as part of efforts in Washington state to incorporate indigenous knowledge into curriculum and support Native learners.
Why This Old School Activity Is Beneficial to Your Brain
Professor Virginia Berninger's research exploring the cognitive benefits of handwriting is cited.
Education student receive Fulbright scholarship
Abbagail Gomez (MIT '17) is one of 11 UW students and alumni awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year.
How America Is Failing Native American Students
The University of Washington's Native Education Certificate program is noted as one of the first to develop educators' expertise in engaging Native students, families, and communities in instruction to ensure success in school.
What Makes the Difference in Whether Districts Use or Ignore Research?
Professor Meredith Honig discusses her new study of district research partnerships that were attempting to implement new school improvement programs backed by research.
A new approach to Advanced Placement teaching and learning
Work by UW College of Education faculty members John Bransford, Susan Nolen and Walter Parker developing the Knowledge in Action curriculum is noted.
Donors contribute record $562.7 million in private support to UW
Support for the College of Education’s EarlyEdU Alliance from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is advancing its work to strengthen high-quality preparation for the nation’s early education workforce. Nearly 50 higher education institutions, many of which serve poverty-impacted and underserved...