TLAC News

July 21, 2013

To help address the issues facing STEM education in Texas, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board awarded a two-year $764,000 grant to establish the STEM Collaborative for Teacher Professional Learning.

April 02, 2013

Tracey Welch Louth was named Teacher of the Year for 2012 – 2013 for Haltom High School.

December 18, 2012
Former Aggie student and current Alvin ISD teacher Kristi Plummer '07 recently received the 2012 Milken Family Foundation Educator Award.
Elizabeth Kahura performs her "African Safari" program at Worldfest. Credit: Chris Hummel
November 13, 2012

If you were anywhere near Wolf Pen Creek this past weekend, chances are you may have heard singing or the beat of drums. Those who attended Worldfest had an opportunity to go on an African Safari.

Teachers from Hangzhou, China study with faculty from the College of Education and Human Development during a three week training program. Credit: Allison LaRocca
October 09, 2012

Texas A&M recently hosted a group of 19 high school English teachers from Hangzhou, China, as they participated in a professional development program organized by the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD).

July 10, 2012
As part of Texas A&M University’s commitment to its land-grant heritage to provide the population of Texas with a practical education that directly impacts their daily lives, the College of Education and Human Development continues its charge to produce educators to teach and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.
October 09, 2011
A $150,000 challenge grant from the Dallas-based Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation is being matched by Texas A&M’s College of Science and College of Education and Human Development to create a $300,000 fund in support of the aggieTEACH Program.
April 27, 2011
Texas A&M University education faculty members Valerie Hill-Jackson and Chance Lewis will release their new book, "Transforming Teacher Education: What Went Wrong with Teacher Training and How Can We Fix It," at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA), which opens Friday (April 30) in Denver, Colo.
April 20, 2011
Faculty and a doctoral student from the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture presented a paper at the annual conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL).
April 18, 2011
Dr. Danielle B. Brown, research associate in the State of Texas Education Research Center, will be presenting "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Mathematics, Science, Technology Teacher Preparation Academies in the State of Texas."
April 08, 2011

Chance Lewis, associate professor of urban education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, will host a book signing for the release of his latest book at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA)

February 16, 2011
Wilfried Schmid, the Dwight Parker Robinson Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University, will speak about "Conflicts between Mathematics Educators and Mathematicians, and Ways to Overcome Them," on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 3 p.m. in Harrington Tower 303.
February 07, 2011
Jose Zelaya, a middle grades math and science major, is one of a growing number of College of Education and Human Development students, including many minority students, choosing to enter STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education.
January 06, 2011

Johnitha Johnson, Lakia Jones and 17 other Texas A&M University graduate students had the opportunity to gain a global perspective of urban environments and education through a study abroad experience to Africa.

January 04, 2011

Erin McTigue, assistant professor of reading education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, is the inaugural recipient of the 2010 Lynda Brown Faculty Fellowship.

December 09, 2010

The best way to teach is to teach what you know. This summer, 13 Texas middle and high school teachers traveled to China in an effort to get to know the people, history and culture.

October 01, 2010

As many U.S. schools are seeing student performance in math and science lag, A.J. Moore Academy in Waco ISD — with the help of Texas A&M University researchers — has boosted its student achievement in these key academic areas.

September 07, 2010

The Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University has selected Erin McTigue, a faculty member from the College of Education and Human Development, as a 2010-2011 Montague-CTE Scholar.

September 01, 2010

Yeping Li, professor of mathematics education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, has co-edited the first special issue in The Mathematics Bulletin in English.

August 10, 2010
Taken very literally, not all students are created equal -- especially in their math learning skills, say Texas A&M University researchers who have found that not fully understanding the "equal sign" in a math problem could be a key to why U.S. students underperform their peers from other countries in math.

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