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.
Math concepts + teamwork = big gains at struggling Renton school
UW Study Examines New Ways To Involve Immigrant Parents In School Activities
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
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
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
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
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.
What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades
Psychologists and neuroscientists say it is far too soon to declare handwriting a relic of the past. The work of Virginia Berninger is discussed.
Globalization and Its Impacts on the Quality of PhD Education
Venture Philanthropy and Teacher Education Policy in the U.S: The Role of the New Schools Venture Fund
New article by Ken Zeichner and César Peña-Sandoval on venture philantropy and teacher education. The authors focus on the role of one of the most influential private groups in the United States that invests in education, the New Schools Venture Fund (NSVF), in promoting deregulation and market-based policies.
EdX launches “Positive Behavior Support for Young Children”
EdX launches the “Positive Behavior Support for Young Children” course by UWashingtonX. Registrations for the courses are open and the course will start on 10th of June, 2014. And in just 3-4 hours per week you will learn evidence-based practices to support...