TLAC News

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.
June 30, 2010

Erin McTigue, assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture in the College of Education and Human Development, is part of an interdisciplinary group awarded funding from the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES).

June 02, 2010
New uniform education standards in math and English language arts for all public school students in grades K-12were announced Wednesday, and educators from Texas A&M University cite their pros and cons and conjecture regarding their possible effects on Texas.
May 18, 2010
Lynn M. Burlbaw, associate professor in the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, will receive the Article of the Year Award from Baylor University for his article, "An Early Start: WPA Emergency Nursery Schools in Texas, 1934-1943."
May 13, 2010
Lynn M. Burlbaw, associate professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, was recognized for his 20 years of service as executive secretary for the Society for the Study of Curriculum History at its 33rd Annual Meeting held in Denver, Colo.
May 10, 2010
Education Faculty, Students Attend Organization of Educational Historians Meeting Faculty and eight graduate students from the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture attended the Organization of Educational Historians meeting in Chicago.

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