Maggie Beneke, assistant professor of education, focuses on re-thinking inclusive, equitable education for children and families from historically marginalized backgrounds.
What makes kids strong? How can we help young men of color thrive? Can school bureaucracy actually be a good thing?
These and other pressing issues in education have been tackled during EduTalks, a fast-paced series of talks by University of Washington College of Education faculty members working to unlock the potential of all students.
During EduTalks: A Place Called School at Renton’s Sartori Elementary in March 2019, researchers and practitioners discussed how teachers, students, administrators, parents, communities and researchers are coming together to renew and meaningfully improve how young people experience school.
Watch previous EduTalks below and dive into leading edge research that is opening new opportunities in education.
EDU Talk: What do we say to the children? — Maggie Beneke
EDU Talk: More than just loving kids — Carly Roberts
Carly Roberts, assistant professor of education, focuses on improving the educational experiences of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities through research at the student and teacher level.
EDU Talk: DINR & DIZRT — Deborah McCutchen
Deborah McCutchen, professor of education, studies the cognitive processes underlying reading and writing ability.
EDU Talk: Parent Coaching 411 — Angel Fettig
Angel Fettig, assistant professor of education, studies how to support the social-emotional development of and reduce challenging behaviors for young children with or at risk for disabilities.
EDU Talk: It's like they don't exist — Patrick Sexton
Patrick Sexton is assistant dean of teacher education programs at the University of Washington College of Education and president of the Washington Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
[LIVE] 2018 College of Education Student EDU Talks
UW College of Education students presented their EDU Talks on May 11, 2018. Speakers: Andrew Vo, Brian Carpenter, Josiah Gikungi, Gina Tesoriero, April Boyce, Davis Boswell, Kevin Roberts, Kim Boudreau, Michelle Davis, Nathan Hoston, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Roxana Chiappa Baros.
EDU Talk: Teen superheroes, friends and caretakers — Karin Frey
Karin Frey, research associate professor of education, is primary investigator of the Sociomoral Action and Identity Lab and studies how teens' actions affect their friends and their own sociomoral identity.
Ariane Gauvreau, teaching associate in special education at the University of Washington College of Education, discusses her research involving children with autism, using images to help them interact with their peers during snack time.
Dawn Williams, a curriculum specialist with Cultivate Learning at the University of Washington College of Education, discusses the importance of creating environments that support high-quality early learning.
He's Got This
Holly Schindler, assistant professor of early childhood and family studies at the University of Washington College of Education, discusses her work to strengthen fathers' parenting skills, using video highlights of what they're already doing well.
Raising Future Washingtonians
Soojin Oh Park, assistant professor of early childhood and family studies at the University of Washington College of Education, shares how we can better support the growing number of immigrant and dual language learners in Washington.
Asha Warsame, environment rating scale assessment lead at Cultivate Learning in the University of Washington College of Education, discusses how we can build more culturally-responsive curricula for early learners and recognize what assets families bring.