Students in project-based learning (PBL) classrooms across the United States significantly outperform students in typical classrooms, according to findings in research released by Lucas...
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Associate professor Min Sun, assistant professor David Knight, and emeritus professor Margaret Plecki from the UW College of Education and assistant professor Christopher Candelaria from...
Juan Zavaleta Berdeja had a question that drove him to graduate school. In answering it, he hopes to effect educational change for students.
Two UW College of Education professors – Ken Zeichner and Django Paris – are included in the 2021 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. These rankings rate the university-based scholars in the United States who did the most this past year to shape educational practice and policy. Simply being included in this list of 200 scholars is an accomplishment, given the 20,000 or more who might qualify. The list includes the top finishers from last year, augmented by “at-large” nominees chosen by the 28-member Selection Committee.
In Seattle Public Schools, strengthening support for first-year teachers is an essential element of diversifying its workforce, with research assistance from the University of Washington College of Education. First-year teacher Halle Mahlik and her mentor Lana Sumner, along with Professor Min Sun, discuss the school district's Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) program and the importance of supporting teachers of color who are entering the profession.
Washington's ClimeTime initiative is an ambitious statewide effort to boost teaching about climate, with University of Washington learning scientists playing a key role. Learn how educators are engaging students in evidence-based critical analysis as they learn about the impacts of climate change in this virtual reality video narrated by Philip Bell, Shauna C. Larson Chair in Learning Sciences and executive director of the UW's Institute for Science + Mathematics Education.