By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University Tri-Cities professor is part of a project awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to teach mathematical modeling in elementary school as it applies to real-world cultural and community contexts.
By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern PULLMAN, Wash. – You’re never too young to start making a difference. That’s what author and civil rights activist Paula Young Shelton will tell elementary school students – and university students learning to teach them – when she visits Pullman on Monday, Feb. 8.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education GRAHAM, Wash. – “Exceptional” and “exemplary,” Elissa Dornan is the last teacher standing in Washington state. As a finalist for a regional teaching prize of $100,000, she is up against a teacher from Blackfoot, Idaho, and another from Billings, Mont.
EVERETT – A small group of dedicated adults and children are proving that everyone can make a difference. In this case, the proving ground is a section of Mouse Creek in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Wilderness. WSU Snohomish County Extension 4-H will host restoration activities at Mouse Creek on Sauk Prairie Road near Darrington on Tuesday, […]
Michael Dunn spent much of last summer drawing, reading, writing and laughing with children at his Thirsty Thinkers workshop. His goal was literacy education research. His plan was to encourage the elementary students to successfully write a story by first imagining the story, then illustrating it with drawings or sculptures and finally translating those illustrations […]
WSU Spokane recently helped establish the Excellence in Leadership Award to recognize exemplary leadership and achievement by local elementary and secondary school administrators. “Our certification programs at WSU Spokane prepare principals, program administrators and superintendents for the complex roles of leadership in today’s schools,” said Joan Kingrey, director of programs in education at WSU. “We […]