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Follow the Leaders
Educational leaders are looking at the hard numbers behind educational inequities and achievement gaps in urban classrooms and, with their jobs on the line and their students' futures at stake, they are devising new leadership strategies for 21st-century education. All eyes are on the classroom, on instruction, on the quality of instruction that happens there. Is every child, regardless of background, getting what he or she needs to succeed?
Learning-Focused Leadership: Keeping the Eye on the Ball
Data: a New Leadership Tool
When Equal Is Not Equitable
One for the Team
Moving Beyond Business as Usual
Connecting Outside the Classroom
Fast Facts on Teacher Education
The College of Education’s hiring rate for the 2010-11 group of first year teachers is 88% in Secondary and 66% in Elementary. These numbers are particularly significant given the limited hiring that has occurred this past year due to the economic downturn.
Donnajean Carroll-Barton, ‘59, ’67, of Yakima, Wash., is the author of Earthwalk and Earthwalk Two, novels based on a real-life account about a young man trying to settle estate matters. More...
Kareen Borders, participated in the NASA Education Stakeholders’ Summit in September, joining five other NASA Student Ambassadors in sharing their personal stories on how they were inspired to pursue STEM careers. More...
Elementary teacher education alum Danielle "Dani" Gowen has been selected to attend the sixth annual Worldwide Innovative Education Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, representing the UW at this forum sponsored by Microsoft Partners in Learning.
The National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning has been awarded by Head Start to the UW Haring Center. Dr. Susan Sandall (PI) and Dr. Gail Joseph (Co-PI) will oversee the five-year grant to Head Start Center. More...
Georgie Bright Kunkel, '68, writes to say that because "I was a so-called Rosie the Riveter during WWII, I was interviewed for a special video presentation at the 75th anniversary of the first flight of the B-17 Flying Fortress sponsored by the Museum of Flight. During WWII, I drilled holes in wing panels for this plane in a little plant in my hometown of Chehalis."
Rocio Mendoza, '08, GO-MAP and Bonderman Travel Fellow, reflects on how these two awards have enriched her life as a first-generation Chicana. More...
Methow Valley Elementary School is moving toward an all-natural playground. Brian Patrick, '87, Danforth educational leadership program graduate and new principal at Methow Valley Elementary, is quoted. More...
College of Education in the News
How Handwriting Trains the Brain
Urgent Education Needs Demand Bold New Thinking
Teachers Embrace Technology Boom in the Classroom
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