Podcast: Advancing climate science education at the UN

Jan 13 2020

Deb Morrison, a research scientist with the University of Washington’s Institute for Science + Mathematics Education, recently participated in the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 meeting as part of a UW delegation.

Top 9 podcasts of 2019

Dec 20 2019

During 2019, faculty and students discussed their research into school improvement strategies, teacher leadership, teenagers' social-moral identity and more in the University of Washington College of Education's podcast series. Listen to our most popular podcasts of the year (as of Dec. 19) below.

Podcast: Disrupting the “Asians Are Good at Math” narrative

Jan 6 2020

While stereotypes about the academic success of Asian students may seem harmless, those false narratives dehumanize Asian people, argues University of Washington College of Education Professor Niral Shah.

EduTalks to explore tipping points in education on February 27

Dec 18 2019

Discover work taking place at critical junctures of education during the University of Washington College of Education's next EduTalks event, taking place February 27, 2020, at the Burke Museum.

Top 9 most viewed videos of 2019

Dec 16 2019

The University of Washington College of Education's graduation celebrations, faculty and alumni EduTalks, and ongoing efforts to advance equity and excellence in education took the top spots among the College's most viewed videos of 2019. We revisit the College's top 9 popular videos of the year to date in the following roundup.

No. 9: Teaching for Black Lives Gathering

Professor’s new book explores equitable collaborations with families and communities

Dec 10 2019

A new book by University of Washington College of Education Professor Ann M. Ishimaru, “Just Schools: Building Equitable Collaborations with Families and Communities,” examines the challenges and possibilities of creating more equitable forms of collaboration among non-dominant families, communities and schools.

New grant to advance equitable science instruction in Seattle elementary schools

Sep 30 2019

 

Now in her 28th year as a teacher, Lisa Boveng of Olympic View Elementary is excited to take part in one of the most profound changes she’s experienced during her tenure in Seattle Public Schools.

Boveng is helping the district adopt a new approach to science instruction that will fundamentally change how science is taught and learned at the elementary level. Rather than being driven by a focus on asking students to define terms and memorize concepts, the district will place students in the role of scientists engaging in the exploration of real-world phenomena.

UW receives $1 million award to study impact of dual credit reform on college opportunity and equity

Oct 16 2019

While more students of all backgrounds are aspiring to and enrolling in college, completion rates have remained stagnant, with approximately 40 percent of students who enter 4-year colleges never completing their degrees.

New coalition to address lack of access, resources for youth physical activity in King County

Sep 10 2019

In a region known for outdoor recreation, barely one in five youth in King County gets the recommended hour of physical activity each day, while some neighborhoods lack the parks and programs to serve them. A report released today — the product of research led by the University of Washington — gives Seattle and King County a “D” in getting youth active through sport, play and outdoor recreation.

Research That Matters magazine explores tipping points in education

Sep 17 2019

In the 2019-20 edition of Research That Matters magazine, the University of Washington College of Education examines critical junctures of education with significant potential to improve outcomes for young people.