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Graduation Ceremony
September 20, 2013

COLLEGE STATION, TX. Sept 20, 2013. Texas A&M University has a long tradition of welcoming and encouraging families to be more involved in the college experience.

September 19, 2013

Even if you can’t remember your kindergarten teacher’s name anymore, you probably still remember what learning was like in your early childhood.

September 11, 2013
Dr. Luis Ponjuan, associate professor in the department of educational administration and human resource development, explores the reasons why Hispanic and African-American men are less likely than other males to attend a postsecondary institution and complete a degree.
September 04, 2013
Achieving diversity and equity within the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields is an overall goal for universities and researchers working in these areas, including the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. And building the network to diversify STEM education should begin before students ever enroll in college.
July 01, 2013
The University of Chittagong Vice Chancellor Professor Md. Anwarul Azim Arif and Professor Jahangir Alam visited TAMU June 17 – 21, 2013.
Dr. Rene Mercer
May 09, 2013

Texas A&M University’s College of Education of Human Development (CEHD) is hosting a series of Quality Matters™ workshops in May.

January 11, 2013

In its last session in 2011, the Texas Legislature voted to cut more than $5 billion in funding to public schools in the state: the first per-pupil funding decrease since World War II.

June 12, 2012
Once a year, approximately 15 teachers trade their classrooms for space aboard the research vessel JOIDES Resolution or the Gulf Coast Repository at Texas A&M University.
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.
September 27, 2011
The State of Texas Education Research Center at Texas A&M University (ERC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $180,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to conduct a program evaluation of an educator quality project: the Math, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation (MSTTP) Academies, funded by the THECB.
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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