Meredith Honig comments on how principal supervisors are the essential anchors for establishing a strong academic connection from the central district office to schools. UW's partnership with Highline Public Schools to hone its leadership approaches is also noted.
Connecting Principals to School Districts' Top Academic Priorities
TEDD: A New Tool for Teacher Education
Teacher EDucation by Design, created by College of Education faculty and doctoral students, brings together educators to foster ongoing professional development.
Fighting to save cursive from the Common Core
Professor Virginia Berninger comments on her research into the educational and cognitive benefits of learning to write by hand.
Do You Want to be a Good Leader, or a Bad One?
Marquita Prinzing, a 2010 graduate of UW's Teacher Education Program, tells a powerful story about leadership, bullying and why she teaches.
Tuan will be new Dean of the College of Education
Dr. Mia Tuan's leadership and research are noted in an announcement about her joining the University of Washington.
City Inside/Out: Preschool Planning
Professor Gail Joseph discusses the City of Seattle's roll out of a pilot preschool program in fall 2015 and the College of Education's work to enhance early learning in Seattle and beyond.
UW chooses Oregon scholar to head College of Education
The appointment of Dr. Mia Tuan, a long-time professor and academic leader at University of Oregon, as the College of Education's new dean is noted.
Gateway Books: Can 'Bad' Books Inhibit Literacy?
Professor Deborah McCutchen discusses the development of reading skills and comments on the debate about exposing kids to quality literature versus comics and mainstream books.
Why I Teach: Local educators share challenges, triumphs
Listen to audio of 5 local educators who told their stories at February's "Why I Teach" event co-sponsored by UW College of Education. Marquita Prinzing '10, a fourth-grade teacher in South Seattle, was among the featured storytellers.