Schools Try New Strategies For Engaging 'Non-Dominant' Parent Communities

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Professor Ann Ishimaru discusses local and national efforts to change the ways that schools engage with parents in an interview picked up by NPR's All Things Considered.

South King County schools see big wins getting immigrant parents involved

Monday, August 18, 2014

A UW College of Education report examining the implications of “non-dominant” parent involvement in schools for equity in education is cited, with comments from Professor Ann Ishimaru.

Professor participates in White House symposium

Friday, August 8, 2014

Professor Ann Ishimaru was invited to join administration officials for the White House Symposium on Transformative Family Engagement on July 31. Ishimaru and others attending the event discussed how to achieve educational equity for children through transformative family engagement.

Going Professional: The Ins and Outs

Sunday, August 3, 2014

The College of Education's innovative Seattle Teacher Residency, which enables teacher candidates to teach alongside a mentor in urban schools while earning a master’s in education, is cited for putting teachers on a higher salary scale and opening job opportunities.

Math concepts + teamwork = big gains at struggling Renton school

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The College of Education's ongoing partnership with Lakeridge Elementary to transform teaching has contributed to a dramatic turnaround in student achievement at the poverty-impacted school.

UW Study Examines New Ways To Involve Immigrant Parents In School Activities

Monday, July 14, 2014

A news report focuses on a UW College of Education study of what several districts in south King County are doing to get parents of immigrant and low-income families feeling comfortable and involved in the school community.

Getting students to talk out ideas works in science, too

Monday, July 14, 2014

Professor Jessica Thompson discusses the College of Education's efforts to develop systems that help spread knowledge of ambitious teaching and learning in math, science and other disciplines in a guest column.

In pursuit of a stronger model for parent engagement

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

A guest column by Prof. Ann Ishimaru discusses the importance of family involvement in schools and the College of Education's ongoing research into new models of parent engagement.

When High School Students Struggle with Textbook Reading

Friday, June 27, 2014

Professor Sheila Valencia offers tips to help teachers give more effective textbook reading assignments to middle and high school students.

The Great Teachers and Principals Act: not so great after all

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Research by Kenneth Zeichner on venture philanthropy and teacher education, including legislation under consideration by the U.S. Congress, is discussed in a Washington Post article.