Professor Katie Headrick Taylor offers suggestions for how to teach and parent more effectively in the age of big data in a new commentary piece.
Data-driven education is all about the numbers. Is it helping teachers and students?
Los datos no sustituyen desarrollar una buena relación con los jóvenes
In a commentary piece, Professor Katie Headrick Taylor discusses the importance of all educators, be they parents or teachers, using data wisely to build pathways to better futures for young people.
Decades after a grade-school program to promote social development, adults report healthier, more successful lives
Robert Abbott, emeritus professor of education, is co-author of a new study showing that people who reported better health and socioeconomic status were those whose parents and teachers had received lessons aimed at building stronger bonds with their children decades ago.
Conners '14 to lead Washington workforce development organization
Kimber Connors (MEd '14) has been named executive director of the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship, which builds pathways into high-demand careers for Washington students.
Remembering a UW pioneer who fought for education for kids with disabilities
The legacy of Norris Haring, a University of Washington professor, celebrated pioneer of special education and fierce disability rights advocate, lives on after his recent passing.
Staff Story: Dalya’s Dance Crew
Fourth year PhD student Dalya Perez leads a group of University of Washington faculty, staff and students who gather to move, groove and otherwise get down during a lunch hour dance class at the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center.
Tumultuous moment highlights need to expand leadership in education
Researchers at the UW's Family Leadership Design Collaborative, in a new policy memo, describe how justice-based approaches to family engagement can enable parents and families, particularly from communities of color, to contribute as fellow leaders in transforming schools and educational systems.
How Can Minorities Be Made to Feel More Welcomed?
Professor James Banks discusses steps that countries can take to help migrants feel like they belong in their new homes.
Teacher-led training focuses on making math instruction more culturally responsive
A group of teachers in the Puget Sound is working on developing more culturally responsive math lessons through EduDesign Lab, supported by the UW College of Education's INSPIRE Center.
Teens are increasingly depressed, anxious, and suicidal. How can we help?
Professor James Mazza comments on the need for schools to focus more on mental wellness and providing young people with skills to deal with the emotion disregulation they’ll experience during adolescence.