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student writing on paper and looking at ipad
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.
Dr. Singer
November 30, 2018
The College of Education and Human Development appointed Dr. John N. Singer as associate dean for diversity and inclusion.
SAAHE student Charles Frazier walking on campus.
November 28, 2018
Like most people, Dr. Krista Bailey did not know what student affairs was until she came to college. “Some people will describe our profession a hidden one, because few people grow up saying, ‘I want to be a student affairs practitioner’,” Bailey said.
military dad with son and wife looking at tablet screen
November 27, 2018
While a lot of research focuses on the neuroscience side of TBI, Dr. Timothy Elliott, professor of counseling psychology, focuses on caregiver issues following traumatic injury and the relationship between caregiver adjustment and a family member’s reintegration into community.
group photo of administrators from EAHR and Universidad Panamericana
November 26, 2018
The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development in the College of Education and Human Development formed a professional partnership with Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City on Nov. 6.
graphic of information on space event
November 21, 2018
On Thursday, November 29, astronaut Serena Aunon Chancellor, M.D., NASA physician astronaut and former flight surgeon, will join us to discuss living in the space environment.
Child sips juice while father drinks beer
November 14, 2018
Parent behavior can mean the difference between healthy and unhealthy drinking outcomes for children. Texas A&M alcohol researcher, Dr. Adam Barry, debunked the myth that allowing underage drinking in a home environment with parental supervision results in healthier outcomes for children.
photo of girl crying in classroom
November 13, 2018
A recent study found that close to 70 percent of teachers taught at least one student who lost a parent, guardian, sibling or close friend within the last year.
Texas A&M women's basketball player going up for a layup
November 06, 2018
College basketball season is here. As the games get heated, remember to mind your p’s and q’s. Texas A&M sport researcher Dr. George Cunningham found that impolite coaches in NCAA women’s basketball teams negatively impact their players and overall team performance.
student using computer modeling program
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.
Vintage Texas A&M blanket, football and photo of michael park
November 01, 2018
Michael Park ’73 walked onto the Texas A&M University campus for the first time in fall of 1968, a year before the College of Education was founded.
photo of child refusing to read with teacher
October 24, 2018
Dr. Cynthia Riccio’s research touches on ADHD by looking at whether a child has the disorder or if their problems are related to something else.
stage at hilliard discussion
October 23, 2018
The Sydney and JL Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance in the College of Education and Human Development is hosting the 8th Annual Hilliard Discussion on November 2 from 1-4 p.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at the George Bush Presidential Library Complex.
photo of teacher and student reading
October 18, 2018
Thanks to a new partnership with Bryan ISD, the Texas A&M Reading Clinic operates in Jones Elementary and Fannin Elementary.
frustrated young couple sitting on couch
October 17, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence, or relationship violence, is an epidemic on college campuses.
photo with outstanding alumni text
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.
Dr. William Cross at lecture
October 15, 2018
The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development hosted Black identity scholar Dr. William Cross Jr. at Texas A&M on Oct. 8.
girl covering face while being bullied
October 10, 2018
Dr. Jamilia Blake, associate professor of school psychology, studies the causes and effects of bullying at school and its impact on victims.
photo of student body president amy sharp
October 09, 2018
SBP Amy Sharp, who started her leadership role in April 2018, made physical and mental health one of the key focuses of her campaign. She says physical and mental health are issues most students can resonate with.
woman sitting at computer with a stressed look on her face
October 03, 2018
Dr. Castro-Olivo’s research kept pointing back to the lack of school belonging and perceived discrimination. She noticed different factors that contributed to a failure to graduate despite the motivations and aspirations to do so.
children eating grapes
October 01, 2018
The modern-day health education class is more than just the food pyramid and sex ed. Dr. Meagan Shipley, a clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M, said hot-button issues like bullying and mental health are vital to school health education today.
teen on scale
September 26, 2018
Dr. Steven Woltering and his graduate student Lucy Chen say obesity is not just a lifestyle problem. They say it is important to also look at how people are processing information and control their thoughts and emotions.
photo of dr. goldsby
September 19, 2018
Dr. Dianne Goldsby is retiring after 16 years with the College of Education and Human Development.
O'Neal at Howdy Week Workshop
September 18, 2018
Kelley O’Neal, director of the Marilyn Kent Byrne Student Success Center, went to college as a first-generation student. Inspired by this experience, he grew passionate about creating a program that could help students in the college.
man in library using computer
September 11, 2018
Dr. Christine Mark, clinical assistant professor of human resource development, is bringing a real-world feel to her virtual classroom through three online learning principles.

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