Alum named 2019 Orange County Teacher of the Year

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Melissa (Sweet) Brennan, a 1999 graduate of the UW's Special Education Teacher Preparation Program, has been named 2019 Orange County California Teacher of the Year.

Teaching the teachers how to teach kids about climate science

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Washington's statewide climate-science education training initiative, ClimeTime, is the largest of its kind in the United States and is being supported by UW College of Education researchers Philip Bell and Deb Morrison.

Tyrone Howard honored with UW’s Distinguished Graduate Award

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Tyrone Howard (PhD '98), director of the UCLA Black Male Institute, is the recipient of the UW College of Education's 2019 Distinguished Graduate Award.

Student honored for excellence in STEM education/outreach

Monday, June 3, 2019

Jeanne Ting Chowning, senior director of science education training at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a UW doctoral student in learning sciences and human development, will receive the 2019 AWIS Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach Award.

Schools talk a lot about data. But do we all understand what it means?

Friday, May 31, 2019

Professor Katie Headrick Taylor writes about the importance of data literacy and expanding definitions of data to include sources beyond mandated educational assessments.

In Washington state, classrooms are putting climate change at the forefront of K-12 education

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The UW Institute for Science + Math Education is partnering in ClimeTime, a Washington public schools initiative supporting climate science education, including providing professional learning opportunities for educators across the state.

How to teach and parent better in the age of big data

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Professor Katie Headrick Taylor writes about the importance of all educators, be they parents or teachers, using data wisely to build pathways to better futures for young people.

UW Books in brief: Activist educators

Monday, May 27, 2019

UW College of Education alumni Tina Y. Gourd and Jennifer Gale de Saxe are co-editors of the new book “Radical Educators Rearticulating Education and Social Change: Teacher Agency and Resistance, Early 20th...

Seattle School Board to vote on new science curriculum. Here’s how it works.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Professor Philip Bell comments on a new science curriculum aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, which aims to foster "kids becoming knowers and doers," rather than focusing on memorization.

Earpiece powers real-time paraeducator PD

Monday, May 27, 2019

A program developed by UW College of Education researchers is helping administrators provide professional development to paraeducators while they’re working with students.