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.
As summer drags on, some students see their college dreams melt away
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.
School Administrators Complete Leading for Better Instruction
University of Washington’s Center for Educational Leadership developed and taught a three-year instructional leadership program that aims to improve classroom instruction and student achievement in Central Louisiana.
Aspiring Leaders Graduates Louisiana Educators
The University of Washington’s Center for Educational Leadership developed Aspiring Leaders, a three-year training that is designed to ultimately impact student achievement by preparing instructional leaders.
Young men of color thriving thanks to Brotherhood Initiative
A look inside the new program, led by Professor Joe Lott, advocating for black and brown students on campus.