COLLEGE OF EDUCATION | March 2018
 
 

Elevating EARLY LEARNING for all

 
 
 
Researchers and practitioners will discuss what it will take to ensure every child gets a strong start during EDU Talks: Raising Washington on March 28.
 
 
 
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Connecting grandparents and grandchildren with special needs

 

A new UW study is examining the relationships between children with special needs and their grandparents—and how to enhance those relations.

 
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James Banks
 

Banks to present Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

 

James A. Banks, founding director of UW’s Center for Multicultural Education, will present “Civic Education for Excellence, Diversity, and Inclusion: Global Perspectives.” 

 
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Next Generation Science
 

Video Spotlight: Partnership brings 'Next Generation' science into Seattle classrooms

 

A partnership between Seattle Public Schools, UW College of Education researchers and the Teaching Channel is changing how science teaching is done with the ultimate goal of better preparing the next generation of scientists and scientifically-knowledgeable citizens.

 
 
 
Kacy Lebby
 

Teaching connection to one another—and the world

 

Kacy Lebby (MIT ‘15) is bringing the outdoors into her classroom by teaching all subjects, not just science, from an environmental perspective.

 
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Nathan Hoston
 

Taking on bias in special education

 

Doctoral student Nathan Hoston is working to eliminate the over-referral of students of color into special education services.

 
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Newsmakers

 

Kristie Kauerz on P-3 policy | Adaurennaya Onyewuenyi studies identity and academic performance | Haring Center partners to expand inclusive education in Cayman | Education students design innovations to better serve immigrant youth | James Mazza teaches resilience course | Instructional leadership program helps teachers grow their impact | UW study on teacher and principal evaluation system cited | Marilyn Cohen honored for contributions to media literacy

 
 
 
 

Student News

 

Doctoral student Weijia Wang has been chosen as Chair-Elect for the Graduate Student Council of the American Educational Research Association. READ MORE

 
 

Alumni News

 

Yuritzi Lozano (MEd ‘13) is empowering students to become their own advocates as program director of the College Assistance Migrant Program at Wenatchee Valley College. READ MORE

Lorena Guillen (PhD ‘16) and Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, are co-authors of “A University-Community Partnership in Teacher Education From the Perspectives of Community-Based Teacher Educators,” recently published in the Journal of Teacher Education. READ MORE

Nicole Joseph (PhD '11) has received the 2018 American Educational Research Association Division G Early Career Award for her outstanding work exploring Black women and girls and their experiences in mathematics. READ MORE

 
 

Around the College

 

Zeichner to receive honorary degree | Parker elected to National Academy of Education | ABA visiting scholar to present April talk | Schwartz to provide training in Nigeria | Registration open for Robinson Center summer programs READ MORE

 
 

COMING UP

 

View the College calendar for more upcoming events

 
Native Seattle cover
 

Common Book Author Talk

 

Coll Thrush will discuss "Native Seattle: Histories from the Crossing Over Place"
March 30 - 11:30 a.m.
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Jordan Taitingfong
 

Inclusion for All: Advocacy, Equity & Conversations on Difference

 

Presented by Jordan Taitingfong, early childhood trainer
March 21 - 2 p.m.
Please RSVP

 
 
New York skyline
 

AERA 2018 Reception

 

Join UW College of Education faculty, students, alumni and Dean Mia Tuan in New York.
April 14 - 6 p.m.
Register online

 
 
 
 

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