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May 04, 2011
Technology, specifically Apple products such as iPads, iPod touch devices and laptops, is not only becoming more commonplace in public school classrooms, it's also being used more widely to support individual student needs, especially those with learning disabilities.
April 27, 2011
More growth in learning takes place with individuals instructed with computer-based instruction methods — e-learning — compared to their counterparts instructed via traditional face-to-face methods, a study conducted by a Texas A&M University professor shows.
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.
December 21, 2010

Rafael Lara-Alecio, professor of bilingual education in the Department of Educational Psychology, was named Higher Education Honoree by the Texas Association of Bilingual Education at its annual conference in El Paso.

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 11, 2010

Counseling psychology faculty and graduate students from the Department of Educational Psychology attended the American Psychological Association Convention in San Diego, Calif.

October 02, 2010
Mary Shaw-Ridley, director of the Center for the Study of Health Disparities, recently participated in the inaugural National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Translational Health Disparities course.
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 04, 2010

Dr. Danny Ballard was awarded the American Association for Health Education(AAHE) Professional Service to Health Education Award at the AAHE National Convention, March, 2010, in Indianapolis, IN.

September 02, 2010

Two faculty members from the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development recently published an article in the Journal of Advances in Developing Human Resources.

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).

November 02, 2009
Plants are an integral part of the ongoing project "Plant IT: Careers, Cases and Collaboration," says Carol Stuessy, co-principal investigator and associate professor of science education and technology in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture. The principal and co-principal investigators are Claire Hemingway of the Botanical Society of America and Ethel Stanley of Bioquest Curriculum Consortium.
Ron Kelley
February 22, 2009
Using rap music to educate students about basic curriculum in an effort to improve standardized test scores is the creative concept of Ron Kelley ’06. The idea culminated from Ron’s two areas of expertise—music and education. He originally began his career in the music industry as owner of an independent record label, and after getting involved in education, worked his way from a teacher to a principal.
July 10, 2006
Hip-hop – the music, the language and the culture – has made parents angry and upset and caused teachers a great deal of worry. Many people, ranging from government officials to state and local educators, have questioned its effect on the young and how they learn. Now a Texas A&M University doctoral student may have found a solution to the problem, and the solution is of the “if you can’t beat them, join them” variety.

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