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.
Student honored for excellence in STEM education/outreach
Schools talk a lot about data. But do we all understand what it means?
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
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
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
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.
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
A program developed by UW College of Education researchers is helping administrators provide professional development to paraeducators while they’re working with students.
Math That's Open to Everyone
The UW Center for Educational Leadership’s Renee Gallagher discusses how a shift in beliefs among teachers, instructional coaches and principals is key to advancing access and equity in math instruction.
Podcast: Exploring Inquiry
Teaching Associate Kimberly Mitchell discusses her new book "Experience Inquiry: 5 Powerful Strategies, 50 Practical Experiences," which explores five strategies any teacher or parent can use to promise inquiry and curiosity.
Doctoral student to serve on UCEA Graduate Student Council
James “Lamar” Foster, a doctoral student in the UW's Educational Policy and Organizational Leadership program, will serve on the University Council for Education Administration Graduate Student Council for the next two years and work to increase the presence and...