EdX launches “Positive Behavior Support for Young Children”

Monday, May 12, 2014

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...

Give counselors the opportunity to develop skills, network together

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

High-school guidance counselors are often misunderstood, unappreciated, and not treated as educational leaders, according to EDLPS doctoral candidate Jenee Meyers-Twitchell.

Standards Drive Education Schools to Raise the Admissions Bar

Monday, March 31, 2014

Leighanne Law's journey to the front of the classroom began nearly a decade ago when she hosted a monthly book club for middle schoolers. That spark led her last year to the one-year education master’s program at the University of Washington in Seattle – and, starting Day One, to the teaching life.

Talk less, listen more: Five lessons for teachers from global educator

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Everyone has a moment when past experiences tumble together and point the way forward. For Kimberly Mitchell, Special Assistant to Dean Tom, Stritikus, that happened in 2005, as she stood in front of a crowd of suburban schoolteachers who folded their arms across their chests in disgust, as Mitchell tried to explain her concept of “inquiry-based”...

College of Education Jumps to Seventh in Latest US News Rankings

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The 2015 US News & World Report rankings place the UW College of Education at 7th overall, a significant jump from last year’s 12th-place ranking.  Additionally, four of our specialty areas are highly-ranked: Special Education (#7), Secondary Teacher Education (#9), Elementary Teacher Education (#10), and Educational Administration and Supervision (#...

Six questions for Sealth High ‘teacherpreneur’ Noah Zeichner

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Alum Noah Zeichner, a teacher at Seattle’s Sealth High, was recently named World Educator of the Year by the Seattle branch of the World Affairs Council.

Alum Noah Zeichner Recognized with World Educator Award

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Noah Zeichner was given the World Educator award by the World Affairs Council. Zeichner teaches a Global Leadership class in which students study contemporary global problems, then develop lessons for fourth-graders at a nearby elementary school.  He also co-founded a local ideas festival called World Water Week, and is a Teachers for Global Classrooms...

Education Researchers give A.P. Instruction a Makeover

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Advanced Placement, or A.P., is quickly becoming the accepted standard for college-level coursework in U.S. high schools. The Seattle Time’s Education Lab’s most recent story examines how a new form of A.P. instruction used at Sammamish High School in Bellevue and Garfield High School in Seattle is attempting to address these concerns. College of...

UW Online Early Childhood and Family Studies Appeals to Huge Market

Monday, January 20, 2014

Online education that leads to a degree is becoming a bigger slice of the education business for Washington’s two major state universities. UW Online Early Childhood and Family Studies student Nicole Traore, who works at the Mukilteo Early Childhood Education Assistance Program in Lynnwood, is featured. “For me, it’s about changing the way I see things...

Alum Samuel L. Odom Wins International Award

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Samuel Odom, one of the College of Education's Distinguished Alumni awardees, recently won the Gesell Prize, an international award that includes 10,000 euros, a medal forged in silver, and a legacy alongside the international leaders in child development research.