Matthew Miller and Chris Ohana, both associate professors of elementary education at Western Washington University, along with student Jeannine Wallach, co-presented “Are We Making a Difference? Tools for Evaluating Program Impact on Pre-Service Teachers' Science Thinking and Teaching Practices” at the Association for Science Teacher Education conference held Jan. 9-12, 2013, in Charleston, S.C.
Carmen Werder (TLA/Western Libraries) and two students from the Teaching-Learning Learning Academy, Dmitri Simuel and Daniel Espinoza-Gonzalez, co-presented "Raising Student Voices: Developing Democratic Engagement Through Dialogue About Teaching and Learning" at the American Association of Colleges and Universities annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 27.
Matthew Miller, Elementary Education, presented “The Reliability of Evaluations on the Elementary Education Teacher Work Sample,” at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Assessment Conference held in Spokane Apr. 28 to 30.
Whatcom Day Academy preschool teachers soon will be helping to improve early childhood literacy education across northwest Washington.
The Whatcom County independent school recently won a $30,000 grant to document specific literacy teaching practices and then share those ideas with early childhood education groups in Whatcom County and other areas of the region.
Matthew Miller (Elementary Education) presented "The use of electronic data collection to drive program improvement in teacher education" at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education annual meeting, held March 29 to Apr. 2 in San Diego.