Grading The IQ Test - Does MENSA Membership Make A Difference?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

KUOW's The Conversation talks with Nancy Hertzog, director of the Robinson Center for Young Scholars, about the latest research on IQ testing. 

Kids With Disabilities Thrive At Experimental UW School

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

There's a small school at the University of Washington where many kids with developmental disabilities first learn to talk, count and play. The kids learn these skills in classes with their typically–developing peers, from birth through kindergarten. KUOW's Ann Dornfeld reports from the EEU: the Experimental Education Unit.

Colleges turn to lobbyists to fend off cuts

Monday, June 4, 2012

Amid repeated rounds of state budget cuts, the University of Pittsburgh now spends twice what it used to getting its message to legislators. William Zumeta is quoted. 

APS President Asks ‘Who Owns Science?’ Scientists from Diverse Perspectives Reply

Saturday, May 26, 2012

APS president Douglas Medin called for “diverse perspectives” when he posed the profound, three-word question “Who owns science?” Dr. Megan Bang, assistant professor of educational psychology at the University of Washington College of Education, is quoted. 

APS President Asks ‘Who Owns Science?’ Scientists from Diverse Perspectives Reply

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Association for Psychological Science president Douglas Medin called for “diverse perspectives” when he posed the profound, three-word question “Who owns science?” Dr. Megan Bang, assistant professor of educational psychology at the University of Washington College of Education, is quoted.

Unleashed: Husky Football's Remarkable, Hidden May

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

 

Keith Price finally gets tackled at UW's remarkable Experimental Education Unit. Huskies wow parents and staff at Children's Hospital. Plus life-skills training and more as UW football builds men in May.

The 13th Annual Corporate University Xchange Awards for Excellence and Innovation

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

The UW LIFE Team and Boeing won the Innovation Award for Measurement at the 13th annual Corporate University Xchange Awards for Excellence and Innovation.

Early Childhood and Preschool issues for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Ilene Schwartz, Director of the Haring Center, talks with Autism Spectrum Radio about issues faced by preschool children with autism and their parents when they enter their local school system. 

In Our View: Science & Math Are Cool

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Many middle-school students fear science and math as much as cooties and wedgies. Neither subject is ranked on their cool-things-at-school list. And later, in high school, those preconceived notions improperly guide their course selections and career choices. However, those stereotypes are fading, thanks in part to Washington STEM, a nonprofit that is...

Educators Work To Better Integrate Technology Into The Classroom

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

American university professors do not teach education students a universal, tried-and-true method for how to incorporate technology in their classroom instruction. That the digital revolution evolves at a rapid pace and that technology has become so subject-specific means universities cannot address these shifts and create a standard curriculum. As a...