Sarkisian donates to establish College of Education endowment

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

University of Washington head football coach Steve Sarkisian and his wife, Stephanie, have made a gift of $100,000 to establish the Steve and Stephanie Sarkisian Endowed Fellowship in Education in the UW College of Education. The endowment will provide financial assistance to graduate students in the College of Education who aspire to teach in Washington...

Alum Profile: Foxy and Jason Davison

Friday, July 8, 2011

The UW Graduate School profiles Foxy and Jason Davison.

Gallucci Appointed to Ed Board of American Educational Research Journal

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Chrysan Gallucci has been appointed to the Editorial Board for the American Educational Research Journal, Social and Institutional Analysis Section.

Online Universities Offer Lower Tuition In A Period Of Spiking College Costs

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

KUOW looks at how online offerings compare to traditional college course work. Steve Kerr is quoted.

Richard C. Bartlett Environmental Education Award

Monday, June 20, 2011

John Schmied, alumnus of the first cohort of teacher education program students, is the 2011 winner of the Richard C. Bartlett Environmental Education Award. Schmied is currently a seventh grade science teacher at Skyview. This award goes to an outstanding middle school teacher (grades 5-8) who successfully integrates environmental education into the...

'Paramount Duty:' A Special Report By KUOW's Phyllis Fletcher

Monday, June 20, 2011

KUOW takes a look at how the recession has affected children, parents, teachers and school districts throughout our region. Marguerite Roza, research associate professor of education, is a guest.

Cultural Stereotypes Steer Girls Away from Math

Friday, June 17, 2011

Parental and educational practices aimed at enhancing girls’ self-concepts for math might be beneficial as early as elementary school, when youngsters are beginning to develop ideas about who does math. Elham Kazemi is quoted.

The many health perks of good handwriting

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Children are texting, tapping and typing on keyboards more than ever, leaving less time to master that old-fashioned skill known as handwriting. So will the three T's replace a building block of education? It's not likely. The benefits of gripping and moving a pen or pencil reach beyond communication. Emerging research shows that handwriting increases...

KCTS Connects: The Gates Foundation New Campus

Friday, June 3, 2011

KCTS offers a first look at the new Gates Foundation Campus, and profiles some of the work the Foundation is doing to fight homelessness and improve education in Washington state. Gail Joseph, Co-Director of the National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning, is interviewed.

Standing Up Against Homophobia in Sports: The Ben Cohen Acceptance Tour

Friday, June 3, 2011

The University of Washington was honored to welcome international rugby superstar Ben Cohen MBE to campus for a conversation about ending homophobia in sports and bullying in schools. Ben is joined by special guests from varying aspects of sports in a panel discussion about the movement to end homophobia in the athletic world. Jennifer Hoffman, alum and...