Connecting Principals to School Districts' Top Academic Priorities

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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.

TEDD: A New Tool for Teacher Education

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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

Sunday, April 5, 2015

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?

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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

Monday, March 30, 2015

Dr. Mia Tuan's leadership and research are noted in an announcement about her joining the University of Washington.

City Inside/Out: Preschool Planning

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

Monday, March 23, 2015

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?

Thursday, March 5, 2015

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

Monday, March 2, 2015

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.

Why Writing by Hand Is Underrated

Monday, March 2, 2015

Professor Virginia Berninger comments on how writing by hand contributes to the cognitive development of children.