Book offers guidance on creating greater instructional coherence
Apr 6 2018
For education leaders across the country, a perpetually vexing problem is how to sustain improvement in instruction across schools over an extended period.
Kara Jackson, associate professor of mathematics education at the University of Washington College of Education, notes that while there’s a wealth of research on how to improve teaching practice and student outcomes, that progress is hard to scale beyond individual classrooms or a single school.
EDU Talks offer insights on giving all learners a strong start
Apr 9 2018
Early learning researchers and practitioners discussed how the state can improve early childhood education and care for all during EDU Talks: Raising Washington, presented by the University of Washington College of Education on March 28 at Seattle Children’s Museum.
“Early childhood is a time of incredible opportunity,” said UW College of Education Dean Mia Tuan. “We must do more to expand access to high-quality early learning experiences so we can ensure every child has a fair chance to grow, thrive and reach their potential.”
The University of Washington’s National P-3 Center is launching a new publication series to provide practical organizational- and system-level strategies and guidance for creating high-quality and comprehensive approaches that support young children’s learning.
University of Washington College of Education faculty and students will present findings of their current research to strengthen teaching practice, maker education, instructional leadership, early learning and more during the American Educational Research Association's annual meeting April 13 to 17 in New York City.
Grants to strengthen community-engaged partnerships
Mar 22 2018
Two ongoing partnerships between Puget Sound area school districts and University of Washington College of Education researchers are being extended with support from two new grants from the Spencer Foundation.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Washington College of Education No. 9 among the nation's best education schools in its annual graduate school ratings, released March 20.
UW College of Education ranked No. 3 among education schools at public institutions in the U.S. in the 2019 edition of the U.S. News ratings. This is the fifth consecutive year that UW has been ranked third or higher among public institutions by U.S. News.
New book aims to spread ambitious science teaching
Mar 13 2018
All students are capable of engaging deeply in scientific investigation and thinking—if conditions in the classroom are right. In the new book “Ambitious Science Teaching,” University of Washington College of Education researchers outline a powerful framework for science teaching that is rigorous and equitable for students from all backgrounds.
Bevan edits new book on research-practice partnerships
Early learning focus of EDU Talks on March 28
Feb 7 2018
What will it take to ensure every child in Washington gets a strong start in life? On March 28, nine early learning researchers and practitioners will discuss how the state can improve early childhood education and care for all during EDU Talks: Raising Washington, presented by the University of Washington College of Education.
Long-time civic leader and philanthropist Ginger Ackerley will be remembered for advancing education in the Puget Sound region and her efforts to ensure that all children enter school prepared to learn throughout their lives.