Deeper Learning and Education Leadership Preparation

Monday, May 4, 2015

Jeff Petty, a teaching associate in UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program, discusses the preparation of school leaders, creating regional leadership collaboratives, and the essential experiences and mindsets that principals need in order to lead schools.

Brain scans show dyslexia, dysgraphia require different types of treatment

Friday, May 1, 2015

Professor Virginia Berninger discusses new research from UW's Interdisciplinary Learning Disabilities Center highlighting the need for differentiated treatment for learners with dyslexia and dysgraphia.

Why I Teach: ‘I get to be a student along with being a teacher’

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Tricia Lewicki, a UW College of Education graduate who teaches at Seattle's Beacon Hill International School, shares the joys and challenges of being a veteran teacher.

Are We Evaluating the Right Things in Schools?

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Stephen Fink, executive director of the UW Center for Educational Leadership, discusses topics including professional development for principals, teaching effectiveness, state licensure systems, career ladders and leader effectiveness in a Q&A.

The power of inclusive education

Monday, April 27, 2015

Professor Ilene Schwartz discusses the power of inclusive education and what researchers at the University of Washington's Haring Center have learned.

Germ Resistent: Assessing the health of Alberta’s teacher education system

Monday, April 27, 2015

Professor Ken Zeichner shares his perspectives on teacher education programs in Alberta based on a two-year research study.

Top Principals Expand Reach to Multiple Schools

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Professor Meredith Honig comments on big-city districts that are piloting initiatives to expand the reach of their successful principals by allowing those leaders to manage two schools simultaneously.

Seeds of Change: The Value of School Gardens in Education and Community Health

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

An article by UW College of Education doctoral student Christine Tran discusses connections between school gardens, learning and educational equity while offering suggestions for fostering support for school gardens.

Early education for low-income kids buried in red tape

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Joel Ryan, an instructor in UW's Early Childhood and Family Studies program, is cited in a column about a Washington state program that helps 80,000 children access early education and childcare programs.

Researchers say Cursive Writing Requirement Goes Beyond Fine Penmanship

Friday, April 10, 2015

Professor Virginia Berninger comments on the cognitive benefits of learning cursive in story about the Ohio General Assembly considering a bill that would require schools teach cursive.