December 19, 2016
The mother and son behind When Sean Speaks donated a wheelchair to CEHD's PATHS Program.
August 23, 2016
With recent changes to teacher certification exams in Texas, faculty and staff in the College of Education and Human Development developed a program to help pre-service teachers succeed.
June 28, 2016
The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture and College Station ISD partnered together to give local students a free program full of cultural enrichment activities.
June 16, 2016
For children in today’s society, technologies like smartphones and tablets are commonplace. In fact, children rely on technology for the majority of their play, spending up to eight hours each day with some sort of entertainment technology. The problem is, there is very little research on what impact those technologies have on children’s development.
May 24, 2016
Lindsey LeJeune calls it a dream come true. Starting August 1, she will spend a year working as the Tom Mickle Intern in Communications with the College Football Playoff (CFP), one of only six interns selected from across the country.
January 27, 2016
This grant will be used to hire a set of guest dancers during the next two semesters, for the program's Dance Guest Artists initiative.
January 06, 2016
About one of every eight Texas public school students need special education services. Preservice teachers in the special education program at Texas A&M are trained to work with students who have all types of disabilities in all grades and at all levels, from mild to severe.
December 11, 2015
More than 50 students from Texas A&M took part in AggieSTEM’s first Hour of Code. The event is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students around the world during Computer Science Education Week.
October 01, 2015
Camp LIFE has been improving the lives of kids with disabilities and their families for over a decade.
July 24, 2015
Research in teaching education does not usually involve high-tech equipment, virtual reality and scientists in lab coats. When it does, however, it can change education for the better, says Dr. Steven Woltering, assistant professor of learning sciences.
July 15, 2014
In 2001, Dr. Jan Hughes, professor in the department of Educational Psychology, recruited 784 first grade students for an in-depth look at the complex issue of grade retention. The study, known as Project Achieve, sought to answer the “ultimate” question: Does repeating a year of schooling make a student less likely to graduate?
April 17, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education will present a free webinar on improving outcomes for Hispanic males. Speakers include Dr. Luis Ponjuan, Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development and co-founder of Project MALES.
April 07, 2014
The K-12 learning landscape is constantly changing. To keep pace with these changes, many teachers are searching for innovative ways to keep students engaged. And keeping their attention is only part of the equation in designing effective lessons.
March 04, 2014
What exactly is diversity and why does it matter?
August 31, 2011
The clinic is designed to provide assessment and individualized reading instruction for local students who are challenged with aspects of the reading process – from kindergarten through high school.
March 30, 2011
If children are at risk for reading difficulties, it's easy for them to fall behind given the pace and amount of learning required in school, says Texas A&M University professor Deborah Simmons.
July 20, 2009
Learning to read doesn’t just happen. Children must be taught the symbols, sounds and meanings of words that open a window to the wonder of print. Teachers serve as the mentors that invest in the reading success of these children, encouraging their growth along the way with the words “Now you try it.”