Third Andresen Recognized by Seattle Weekly for His Innovative Course

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Third Andresen, PhD student in Curriculum and Instruction, is recognized in Seattle Weekly for his class, It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop. The course teaches the historical, social, and cultural history of hip hop and has been wildly successful. Nice job Third!

Kareen Borders wins Presidential Award

Monday, June 7, 2010

Congats to Kareen Borders, current L4L4 student, on winning the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. It has been a big spring for Kareen as she also recently won the PBS Teachers® Innovation Award!

Two College of Ed students awarded Bonderman Fellowships

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Congratulations to TEP student Anna Kramer and Education, Learning, and Society Minor student Brittany Lichtyon theirr Bonderman fellowships. In order to become the best science teacher she can be, Anna will travel to the countries where most of her students have roots: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Western and American Samoa, the Philippines and...

David M. Irby Publishes New Book on Educating Physicians

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Alum David M. Irby is vice dean for education and a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He directs the undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education programs of the School of Medicine and heads the Office of Medical Education. Irby and his co-author recently published, Educating Physicians:...

Donna Jordan Taylor in Journal of African American History

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Congrats to College of Ed student Donna Jordan Taylor on publishing in the Journal of African American History. Donna's piece is titled '‘Black Teachers Misconstrued’ and can be found in Volume 95, Number 1.

It will always be 'people first' for Jennifer Annable, retiring director of UW's EEU

Monday, May 31, 2010

It's all about relationships, Annable said. I try to create an environment where staff want to come to work and kids and families want to be — to build a community. I always have my door open so people can stop by any time, I know the names of every kid and family, and I don't ask anyone to do anything I won't do.

Nitya Venkateswaran to Perform at Northwest Folklike Festival

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Nitya Venkateswaran (EDLPS Master's student) to perform Bharatanatyam or Indian Classical Dance at the Northwest Folklife Festival. The Northwest Folklife Festival, held over Memorial Day weekend, is one of the largest, varied and most vibrant free folklife celebrations in North America. Produced by Northwest Folklife and Seattle Center, it hosts more...

Ethnic Studies in Classrooms

Monday, May 24, 2010

Talk of the Nation interviewed James Banks, professor of diversity studies, in a segment on a new Arizona law that bans classes designed for students of a particular ethnicity.

Roosevelt High School students get refresher on cursive writing

Monday, May 24, 2010

Two College of Ed students awarded Bonderman Fellowships University Week June 3, 2010 Congratulations to TEP student Anna Kramer and Education, Learning, and Society Minor student Brittany Lichtyon theirr Bonderman fellowships. In order to become the best science teacher she can be, Anna will travel to the countries where most of her students have roots...

Tonya Kusak, Alum, Announces Engagement

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Tonya Kusak and John Austin Ruf happily announce their engagement and plans for a July 11, 2010 wedding on the campus of the University of Washington. Tonya is the daughter of Loretta Kusak and Anton Charles Kusak III of Seattle. Tonya earned her undergraduate degree and Masters in Teaching from the University of Washington. She is currently employed by...