Researchers identify keys for school leadership that supports teacher growth
Apr 1 2019
As educators across Washington state continue to implement an ambitious new teacher and principal and evaluation system, a new study from the University of Washington outlines practical examples for how school leaders can productively support the professional growth of teachers.
A May 2 event at the University of Washington will highlight the work of two Native/Indigenous teacher education cohort programs that are partnering with tribal communities to center Native teachers, students, families and communities in education.
Podcast: Helping children with ASD build literacy skills
Mar 6 2019
A new study from the University of Washington College of Education offers new insights into the effectiveness of interventions designed to help young children with autism spectrum disorder develop into competent readers.
Professor Roxanne Hudson recently presented findings of her study comparing long-term outcomes from two emergent literacy interventions for preschool children with ASD at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children.
"Teaching for Black Lives" gathering spreads message of strength
Mar 4 2019
Finding the strength to make change, push for truth and walk with heads held high was the message of last week’s “Teaching for Black Lives” event.
Hosted by the University of Washington’s Banks Center for Educational Justice, the gathering of current teachers, future teachers and community members listened to the experiences of Black students and their allies.
Podcast: Groundbreaking study “A Place Called School” retains relevance 35 years on
Jan 28 2019
When “A Place Called School” was published in 1984, the largest on-scene study of U.S. schools ever conducted laid out an ambitious agenda for redesigning schools piece-by-piece, with close partnership among educators and families as the most meaningful way to improve school.
The groundbreaking study by the late University of Washington College of Education faculty member John Goodlad visited 1,000 classrooms nationwide to talk with teachers, students, administrators, parents and other community members.
EduTalks to explore school, community and renewal on March 18
Jan 22 2019
Schools are a cornerstone of vibrant, thriving communities. They’re a place where children can challenge themselves, nurture their gifts and prepare to be active participants in a just and culturally-thriving democracy.
On March 18, education researchers and practitioners will discuss how teachers, students, administrators, parents, communities and researchers are coming together to renew and meaningfully improve how young people experience school during EduTalks: A Place Called School.
Special education teachers frequently assume formal or informal leadership roles and responsibilities across disciplines, yet little research exists on the experiences and needs of teacher leaders within the diverse field of special education.
YouTube Live chat to explore equity in gifted education
Dec 26 2018
Professor Nancy Hertzog, director of the University of Washington’s Robinson Center for Young Scholars, will answer questions about opening access to gifted education during a YouTube Live conversation hosted by the UW College of Education on January 25.