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

A Place Called RIZ— Ryan Quigtar

2019 EduTalks: A Place Called School. Ryan Quigtar, director of the Renton Innovation Zone Partnership (Community Center for Education Results), shares how schools, community-based organizations, government entities and community leaders are co-designing strategies that create opportunities for...


John Goodlad: Still Teaching… — Charles “Cap” Peck

2019 EduTalks: A Place Called School. Professor Charles “Cap” Peck discusses John Goodlad’s groundbreaking exploration of school renewal and the importance of asking whether we are educating students to live in a democracy or a dictatorship.


Acting Up: Teaching Theater for Change


2019 EduTalks: A Place Called School. Tikka Sears, Elba Moise, Debi Talukdar and Sooz Stahl of UW Theater for Change share their work using interactive theater to identify and interrupt moments of oppression, advance community dialogue and imagine possibilities for positive change in...


Magical Possibilities: Storytelling for Justice — Jondou Chase Chen

EduTalks: A Place Called School. Jondou Chase Chen, senior lecturer and co-director of the National SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Project, describes how empowering students as storytellers helps them better understand the present and shape their futures.


Playing is Learning— Kristen Missall

2019 EduTalks: A Place Called School. Kristen Missall, associate professor of education, describes how informal learning opportunities in children’s early years play a crucial role in setting the stage for positive learning experiences in school.


tsi kstatab (Her Big Hope) — Michael M. Vendiola

2019 EduTalks: A Place Called School. Michael M. Vendiola, education director for Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and doctoral candidate, discusses the importance of building healthy relationships between tribal communities, schools and teacher education programs.


Stem Is a Culture, Not a Curriculum — Liza Rickey

2019 EduTalks: A Place Called School. Liza Rickey (Danforth ’17), assistant principal at Sartori Elementary, describes how her school is building a culture where students are empowered to see themselves as problem solvers and advocates for positive change in their community.


Data for improvement — Kara Jackson

2019 EduTalks: A Place Called School. Kara Jackson, associate professor and director of the UW’s Ackerley Partner School Network, explains why shifting to a mindset of using data for improvement一not just accountability一can improve what happens between students and teachers on a day-to-day basis...


Relationship Status: It’s Complicated — Teddi Beam-Conroy

2019 EduTalks: A Place Called School. Teddi Beam-Conroy, director of the University of Washington’s Elementary Teacher Education Program, reflects on being part of a long line of educators amidst a lingering legacy of school segregation.