Professor Virginia Berninger comments on research that shows spelling is a way of accessing meaning and effective ways to teach spelling.
In the era of spellcheck and auto-correct, does it matter that my child can’t spell?
UW Books in Brief: Principals supporting teachers and inquiry-based learning
Two books by College of Education faculty — “Experience Inquiry: 5 Powerful Strategies, 50 Practical Experiences” by Kimberly Mitchell and “Leading for Professional Learning: What Successful Principals do to Support Teaching Practice” by Anneke Markholt, Joanna Michelson and Stephen Fink — are featured.
Seattle’s preschool program gets silver medal in nationwide review
Researchers from the UW College of Education help conduct the annual external evaluation of the Seattle Preschool Program, recently honored in a report on Pre-K programs in America's 40 largest cities.
UW opens Othello Commons in Southeast Seattle
The College of Education is one of the initial funders of Othello-UW Commons, a multifunctional partnership space in the heart of Southeast Seattle’s Othello neighborhood that will be used for community-informed teaching, learning, service and research.
Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom
Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11) answers questions about her new book "Teaching AI: Exploring New Frontiers for Learning," which brings a teacher-centric lens to big questions around the various definitions of artificial intelligence, how AI is upending the workforce, and how to teach about—and with—artificial intelligence.
Faculty, alumni among most influential education scholars
UW College of Education faculty members Kenneth Zeichner, Django Paris and Mia Tuan, along with alumni Gloria Ladson-Billings (MA ‘72) and Tyrone Howard (PhD '98), are listed among the nation's most influential scholars shaping educational practice and policy in the 2019 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.
11 Charts That Changed the Way We Think About Schools in 2018
Professor Min Sun's research demonstrating black teachers are more likely to leave their school, and the reasons for their lower retention rates, is noted as one of the most significant discoveries of 2018 in education.
Black Teachers More Likely to Leave their School
Professor Min Sun's research exploring the retention of black teachers is noted as one of 11 discoveries that changed the way people think about education in 2018.
Is the business of youth sports leaving too many kids out?
Julie McCleery (PhD '15), a research associate with the UW Center for Leadership in Athletics currently working on a King County State of Play report, discusses the high cost of youth sports.
The greenest classroom in the world is in Seattle
Science and technology teacher Zoë Dash (MEd '11) discusses how children interact with a living classroom powered by sun, rainwater and exploration at Seattle's Perkins School.