Lessons learned: Some common themes to improving schools

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The UW College of Education's work helping Lakeridge Elementary create a professional learning community of educators is cited.

Alumnus, student recognized as Principals of the Year

Friday, November 14, 2014

Chris Pearson, a Leadership for Learning student, and Keisha Scarlett, a Danforth alumnus, are featured as the state of Washington's 2014 Elementary School Principal of the Year and Middle-level Principal of the Year respectively.

Event: Does the U.S. push its students too hard — or too little?

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Two recent documentaries on education in the U.S. — Two Million Minutes and Race to Nowhere — will be explored during a UW College of Education-sponsored film screening and panel discussion on Nov. 17.

Video: The Role of Families and Communities in Education

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Professor Ann Ishimaru discusses how schools and communities are working together to develop innovative, inclusive programs that bring families, teachers and school leaders together.

Pre-K and K-12 leaders gather to talk consistency, collaboration

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Early education and K-12 leaders from across the country participated in a conference hosted by UW's National P-3 Institute to brainstorm ideas for better linking early childhood learning with the K-12 education system.

Is Your Child Learning Next Generation Science at School?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Jessica Thompson describes science education in the age of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), focusing on the best way to mentor teachers and support students.

Is There An Upside To Screen Time? The Research And Reality Of Setting Limits

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Professor Virginia Berninger discusses whether taking time to teach kids handwriting and cursive in school still has value.

Professor to speak at National Press Club

Monday, October 13, 2014

Professor Kristie Kauerz will speak at the National Press Club on Oct. 16 for the release of a new guide that will support principals in creating school conditions that support early learners’ needs.

Ms. Moore goes to Washington: Two Seattle teachers teach pols

Thursday, October 9, 2014

UW College of Education graduate Rachelle Moore discusses her briefing with government officials on Capitol Hill about teacher preparation and the Seattle Teacher Residency.

Are we seeing the death of cursive?

Friday, October 3, 2014

Virginia Berninger discusses how cursive writing can aid reading development as well as lead to improvements in spelling skills and composing writing samples.