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SPU professors answer big questions in K–12 education

Illustration by Andy J. Miller

We asked experts from the faculty of Seattle Pacific University’s School of Education to weigh in on a handful of hot topics in education. Here's what they said.

Ask anyone how to improve our schools, and you’ll be faced with a host of different suggestions — and even experts, backed by research, can disagree. At Seattle Pacific University, educators in training have a chance to go deep into research, learn best practices, and share knowledge with their peers.

To give you a taste of the classroom experience, we asked experts from the faculty of Seattle Pacific University’s School of Education to weigh in on a handful of hot topics in education that intersect with their areas of expertise. Read on for their thoughtful perspectives.

Dan Bishop and Robin Henrikson

Dan Bishop and Robin Henrikson:
Why is there a teacher shortage, and how can we solve it?


Julie Antilla

Julie Antilla:
What do I need to know about the Common Core?


Scott BeersScott Beers:
Should kids learn print or cursive?


Jill Heiney-Smith

Jill Heiney-Smith:
What can we do about the school-to-prison pipeline?


Nicole Casillas

Nicole Casillas:
How can we stop bullying?


David Wicks

David Wicks:
Should technology be used in schools?

 

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