Professor Meredith Honig discusses her new study of district research partnerships that were attempting to implement new school improvement programs backed by research.
What Makes the Difference in Whether Districts Use or Ignore Research?
A new approach to Advanced Placement teaching and learning
Work by UW College of Education faculty members John Bransford, Susan Nolen and Walter Parker developing the Knowledge in Action curriculum is noted.
Donors contribute record $562.7 million in private support to UW
Support for the College of Education’s EarlyEdU Alliance from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is advancing its work to strengthen high-quality preparation for the nation’s early education workforce. Nearly 50 higher education institutions, many of which serve poverty-impacted and underserved...
As summer drags on, some students see their college dreams melt away
Jenée Myers Twitchell, special advisor for postsecondary success and advancement, comments on the importance of individual attention and support for low-income and first-generation college students.
The Power of Leaders in Early Learning
Kristie Kauerz, research assistant professor and director of the UW's National P-3 Center, discusses the important role that leaders play in fostering high-quality pre-K (panel starts at 58-minute mark).
Designing a Bridging Discourse: Re-Mediation of a Mathematical Learning Disability
Professor Katherine Lewis provides a video overview of her recent paper showing the potential utility of a bridging discourse to help students with mathematical learning disabilities gain access to the canonical mathematics discourse and content.
UW ranks No. 15 in global rankings for education
The Unversity of Washington College of Education ranks No. 15 in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects list, conducted by researchers at the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, for 2017.
Seattle kids to discover environmental decision-making, one garden at a time
Professor Megan Bang is working with Seattle Public Schools and the nonprofit Tilth Alliance to build learning gardens at three schools, while also creating a new model for an ecosystems curriculum and providing training for teachers.
It’s never too late to graduate
Ned Porges, who started his doctoral program at UW College of Education in 1979, recently graduated after completing his dissertation on socio-politics of travel as experiential education.
How Gaming Can Encourage Social and Emotional Learning
Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11), executive director of Renton Prep, comments on how gaming could boost social and emotional outcomes for students as young as those in kindergarten.