KCST Golden Apple Award to Alum Kristin Bailey-Fogarty

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Teacher Education alum Kristin Bailey-Fogarty received a 2013 KCST Golden Apple Award. Kristin is a Reading Intervention Teacher at Eckstein Middle School in Seattle, WA.

Turnaround at White Center Heights Elementary - Seattle Times Feature

Monday, October 28, 2013

Anne Reece, principal of White Center Heights Elementary in the Highline School District, has overseen a striking and rapid increase in test scores at the high-poverty school. Her approach to group-based learning is the subject of a Seattle Times story by reporter Claudia Rowe. Reece is a College of Education alum and was mentored by Dr. Sheila Valencia...

Interview: The Professor of Robot Love

Friday, October 25, 2013

Dr. Julie Carpenter is a leading expert on robot-human relationships. She made headlines in early October when she released her groundbreaking new study on the emotional ties between military personnel and military robots. As a result of the study, which revealed that soldiers often name and even fall in love with their robots, and hold funerals for...

LGBT Athletes Discuss Challenges at USC Conference

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Annenberg TV New's hosted a panel on sports and LGBT experience features Mike Bryant, PhD student.

Paul Hill in The Atlantic: 'Bloomberg's Education Plan Is Working'

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

In The Atlantic today, Center on Reinventing Public Education founder Paul Hill writes: 'Bill de Blasio, the likely next New York City mayor, has made a lot of promises about public education. No additional charter schools; no free space for many charter schools educating city kids; less reliance on student test performance to judge schools; and a...

Video Chat with McKnight Foundation Panelist Kristie Kauerz

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

On October 22, 2013, McKnight gathered together a crowd at the James J. Hill Library in downtown St. Paul to discuss PreK-3rd practices, policies, and possibilities. We sought to catalyze a conversation around how to ensure that students and parents experience consistent, high-quality educational experiences from age 3 to grade 3.

Video: Nurturing the Highly Capable Child: Perspectives on Gifted Education

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

From the 3-year-old who reads at a higher level than his school-age siblings and knows all the state capitols to the introverted, late-blooming artist who struggles in school, being “gifted” may not always look like the stereotype of the precocious geek. What does giftedness really look like and how can parents and teachers of highly capable children...

Video: Doing the Math: Solving the Student + Teacher + Parent Equation

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

In a ParentMap interview, Dr. Elhan Kazemi shares her perspectives on thoroughly modern math instruction, as well as steadying advice to parents who still need to help their children with their math homework.

Why the ‘GREAT Teachers and Principals Act’ is Not Great - Dr. Zeichner in Washington Post

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Washington Post "The Answer Sheet" column features an op-ed by Dr. Ken Zeichner on the GREAT Teachers and Principals Act. Legislation in Congress called the GREAT Teachers and Principals Act sounds good but is anything but great in its proposal for new educator preparation programs, according to this post by Kenneth Zeichner, the Boeing Professor of...

Martinez Fellows, Marina Pita & Monica Barajas, on Teaching: Video

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

2013 Keys to Success Luncheon video about one of our incredible teaching alums, Marina Pita. A Martinez Fellow and teacher at Concord Elementary, Marina and her mentee, Monica Barajas, talk about their work in the teaching profession and their relationship with the Martinez Foundation.