COLLEGE OF EDUCATION | The Educator | October 2017
 
 
 

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Work TO EXTEND high-quality early learning GETS BOOST

 
 
 

The University of Washington College of Education’s work to expand access to high-quality early learning opportunities is being strengthened with a $10 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

 
 
 
Margaret Beneke
 

New faculty profile: Margaret Beneke

 

A former early childhood teacher, Beneke answers questions about what drew her to education, her research agenda and more.

 
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Teacher mentoring
 

What makes a mentor great?

 

The College’s teacher education programs are working together to uncover—and share—the practices of successful mentor teachers.

 
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Deborah Silvis
 

Expanding young people's digital literacy

 

Doctoral student Deborah Silvis is exploring how—through young people's use of digital media—they put knowledge to everyday use.

 
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Ryan Mateo Sharnbroich
 

Teacher leader brings equity into the classroom

 

Ryan Mateo Sharnbroich has one goal for the first day of school: making sure students know they are welcomed and understood in his classroom.

 
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Newsmakers

 

Deborah McCutchen on reading and cognitive ability | Stephen Fink and Anneke Markholt advance school leadership | Megan Bang and Dawn Hardison-Stevens support Native education | Ilene Schwartz offers advice on executive-function skills | College study shows benefits of home literacy activities | Katie Burkhauser (MIT '17) returns home to teach | Institute for Science + Math Education helps launch NGSS

 
 
 
Teacher leader YouTube video
 

Video Spotlight: Teacher Leaders Make Impact

 

When administrators and districts share leadership and tap the expertise of teachers, it can boost the performance of a school—and an entire district. Sylvia Bagley, director of teacher leadership programs at the UW College of Education, and Andrea Slack, an ELL instructor and facilitator in Bellevue School District, discuss how teacher leaders elevate teaching quality and student success.

 
 
 

Student News

 

Doctoral student Raedell Cannie is working to connect the worlds of teachers and students to cultivate more positive learning spaces. READ MORE

 
 

Alumni News

 

Katy Bateman (PhD ‘17) is working to make sure that kids of all abilities have access to high quality instruction. READ MORE

Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11) to speak at Scientific American's STEM Summit 5.0 | Alumni on the move: Keith Champagne (PhD ‘14), Sheridan Blanford (MEd ‘16) READ MORE

 
 

Around the College

 

Banks publishes article on transformative civic education | Mazza leads social emotional training in Mexico | Bang to present lecture on indigenous STEAM education | Beneke presents lecture on children’s literature | Center for Leadership in Athletics to host ASHE pre-session | 13 faculty and students awarded grants READ MORE

 
 

COMING UP

 

View the College calendar for more upcoming events

 
EDU Talks
 

EDU Talks: Raising Washington

 

Oct. 20 - 4:30 p.m.
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Students in classroom with teacher
 

Leadership Institute: Targeted Feedback

 

October 17-18
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Doctoral student presentation
 

Research & Inquiry Presentations

 

November 3
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