TLAC News

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March 29, 2019
Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson interviewed Jessie’s family as part of my ongoing research into the history of black women teachers from the Reconstruction Era to the 21st century.
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February 13, 2019
Researchers from all four departments in the College of Education and Human Development presented on health and education related topics at the 3rd annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series on February 6, 2019.
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February 11, 2019
The long-term influence of a teacher is often underestimated. But, for a group of undergraduate and graduate students involved in three National Science Foundation grant programs at the University of Houston, that influence was life-changing.
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January 31, 2019
Dr. Michael de Miranda, department head in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, has a passion for design thinking and how it can shape learning in the classroom.
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January 29, 2019
Preschool Marks First Phase of Broader Intergenerational Care Center
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January 15, 2019
The College of Education and Human Development jumped almost 40 spots in the latest rankings highlighting the best online graduate education programs in the country.
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December 04, 2018
Ready, Set, Write! is the brainchild of Drs. Li-Jen Kuo and Quentin Dixon, associate professors in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture at Texas A&M University. They worked with doctoral student Stephanie Moody to develop curriculum that focuses on improving writing skills of struggling second grade students.
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November 05, 2018
The goal of the STEAM movement is to place art and design at the center of STEM and encourage integration of art and design in K-12 education.
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October 18, 2018
Thanks to a new partnership with Bryan ISD, the Texas A&M Reading Clinic operates in Jones Elementary and Fannin Elementary.
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October 16, 2018
Seven alumni of the college will be recognized for their professional achievements and college-wide impact at the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Awards Ceremony.
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September 19, 2018
Dr. Dianne Goldsby is retiring after 16 years with the College of Education and Human Development.
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September 05, 2018
Illiteracy is considered a national public health issue. One-third of fourth grade students cannot comprehend their grade-level materials.
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August 22, 2018
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture in the College of Education and Human Development is hosting the inaugural Celebrating & Exploring Diversity in K-12 Literature & Literacies (CEDK12) Conference.
August 20, 2018
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture and the College of Engineering are collaborating on a new degree program option to train a completely new generation of STEM teachers and leaders from Texas A&M.
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July 12, 2018
It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education.
Scott and Hillary Oswald posing with Alika, Hillary's guide dog
May 09, 2018
Hillary, who is legally blind as a result of retinis pigmentosa (RP), a rare, degenerative eye disorder, will graduate with a degree in education, and Scott, who started a successful business while a full-time student, will graduate with a degree in agricultural economics.
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May 03, 2018
This summer, hundreds of students and teachers will be on the Texas A&M campus getting real-world experiences in STEM education.
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March 29, 2018
Texas A&M University is delighted to announce the recipient of the 2018 Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education: Dr. Sybilla Beckmann Kazez.
January 24, 2018
At the conclusion of the first academic year of implementation, Keller Elementary moved to a 100 percent pass rate in all subject areas and was awarded six gold stars for performance.
November 07, 2017
Texas schools are attempting to solve problems associated with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning. That’s where project-based learning (PBL) comes in – by serving as a teaching method that gives students the freedom to find unique ways to solve a problem.

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