Readers share why they joined protests in Seattle following the death of George Floyd

Monday, June 8, 2020

A graduate student in the UW's Education Policy, Organizations and Leadership program comments on the importance of involving educators in discussions about police reform.

Dear white people, please read ‘White Fragility’

Saturday, June 6, 2020

"White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo (PhD '04), affiliate associate professor of education, is featured in an opinion column.

Education students named Fulbright alternates

Friday, June 5, 2020

Two UW College of Education students have been selected as alternate Fulbright award winners in 2020. Rocia Araujo, an Education, Communities and Organizations major, and Jill Nakayama, an Early Childhood and Family Studies major, are both alternates for English teaching assistant positions in South Korea.

Washington STEM data tracker brings inequities of economic fallout into clear focus

Friday, June 5, 2020

Jenée Myers Twitchell (MEd '09, PhD '17) comments on Washington STEM's work to provide more information about who has lost jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The effort is supported by PhD student Lana Huizar, a Community Partner Fellow working with Washington STEM.

Some Seattle Things to Read and Watch to Better Understand the Protests

Friday, June 5, 2020

"White Fragility" by Robin DiAnglo, affiliate associate professor of education, is featured in a roundup of books and other content to better understand protests following the killing of George Floyd.

Protests In A Pandemic: Americans Remember George Floyd

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Robin DiAngelo, affiliate associate professor of education, discusses the impact of police brutality against black Americans.

Washington’s constitution protects K-12 funding. The coronavirus will test that promise.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Professor William Zumeta comments on Washington state’s education budget and the possibility of cuts in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Justice-Centered Science Pedagogy: Leaning Beyond the Boundaries of Equity and Culturally Responsive Practices

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Anastasia Sanchez, a doctoral student in learning sciences and human development and Seattle Public Schools science curriculum specialist, and 7th grade science teacher Jordyn Frost (MIT '16) discuss their curriculum work in SPS.

Creating Science Learning Environments in Which Indigenous Students Can Thrive

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Alice Tsoodle (MEd '16) is co-author of a piece discussing the development of ISTEAM (Indigenous science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) — learning environments that support Indigenous students' intellectual, emotional and communal thriving.

Educators innovate to reach marginalized students

Monday, May 25, 2020

Dean Mia Tuan comments on the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on higher education.