TLAC News

children playing games on a tablet
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.
group doing activities at STEM camp
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.
Photo of Sybilla Beckmann Kazez
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.
November 01, 2017
School reform is one of the most conflicted issues in urban education. Many urban schools need improvement, but no one can seem to agree on what needs to be done and by whom.
October 26, 2017
Ms. Lohman has been a longtime supporter of all things Texas A&M for decades and will be honored on Nov. 4.
October 18, 2017
Over the last 70 years, the number of Black teachers in America’s schools has dramatically decreased. Bringing awareness to that trend is now a top priority for Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson.
October 09, 2017
Five alumni of the college will be recognized for their professional achievements and college-wide impact at the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards Ceremony.
October 04, 2017
Because of a teacher shortage, there is only one bilingual or ESL teacher for every 46 students struggling with English.
September 22, 2017
Faculty in the college have more than doubled the amount of grant money received in the past three years, with new grants totaling more than $30 million.
September 01, 2017
Hundreds of faculty and staff attended the CEHD Fall 2017 Kick-Off Luncheon on August 23. The annual kick-off was held in the Bethancourt Ballroom and helped to set the pace for the upcoming academic year.
August 30, 2017
Literacy is the foundation for everything that we do. When we think about academic success, it is no surprise that literacy is on the forefront.
August 15, 2017
For Dr. Robert Capraro, co-project director of Aggie STEM, increasing the number of STEM teachers in Texas schools is a top priority. But he is not just focused on students at Texas A&M, he is also focused on those already in the teaching profession through a new certificate program.
July 25, 2017
The first Thomas Gaddis Girls’ STEM Camp was held this summer, providing 60 middle school girls the chance to get hands-on experience in different STEM areas.
July 18, 2017
Sheryl ’87 and Robert Holton ’84 have generously donated $50,000 to establish the Robert and Sheryl Holton Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship.
July 18, 2017
With the start of the Texas Special Session, many agenda items showcase the challenges Texas schools face.
July 13, 2017
With the support of a federal grant, Dr. Kuo and her team offer a four-week summer program that introduces Chinese and Korean languages and cultures to elementary school children. The mission of the federal grant is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking and teaching critical-need foreign languages.
May 24, 2017
She was the first African-American female to complete the entire tenure process - from the rank of lecturer all the way to full professor – at Texas A&M University and the College of Education and Human Development. Now, after 32 years with the college, Dr. Patricia Larke is taking time for herself and retiring.

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