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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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October 18, 2018
Thanks to a new partnership with Bryan ISD, the Texas A&M Reading Clinic operates in Jones Elementary and Fannin Elementary.
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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.
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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.
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September 05, 2018
Illiteracy is considered a national public health issue. One-third of fourth grade students cannot comprehend their grade-level materials.
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August 28, 2018
Dr. Laura Stough watched as news reports highlighted the tens of thousands losing their homes to the storm. Because of her research on the impact of disasters on those with disabilities, she jumped into action.
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August 22, 2018
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture in the College of Education and Human Development is hosting the inaugural Celebrating & Exploring Diversity in K-12 Literature & Literacies (CEDK12) Conference.
August 20, 2018
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture and the College of Engineering are collaborating on a new degree program option to train a completely new generation of STEM teachers and leaders from Texas A&M.
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May 23, 2018
The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation today announced ten students attending or planning to attend Texas A&M University are among 100 recipients of the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers.
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April 04, 2018
One in 68 children born in the United States are diagnosed with autism. Many of these children have complex communication needs, a challenge of particular interest to Dr. Jeni Ganz.
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February 15, 2018
What do elementary science education, conflict management and living with chronic diseases have in common? They were all topics covered by experts at the 2nd annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series hosted by the Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development.
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February 13, 2018
With the 2018 Winter Olympics underway, there is hope that the games will mend relationships between people divided by conflict or prejudice.
January 24, 2018
At the conclusion of the first academic year of implementation, Keller Elementary moved to a 100 percent pass rate in all subject areas and was awarded six gold stars for performance.
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January 22, 2018
The College of Education and Human Development will serve as the 2018 College Champion at this year’s Race, Identity and Social Equity (RISE) Conference.
January 18, 2018
A lineup of distinguished research experts will present at the 2nd Annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series hosted by the College of Education and Human Development.
December 01, 2017
Ferrell wants to make sure the children of Nicaragua have the opportunity to get a quality education.
November 29, 2017
Movement is a form of communication. For Courtney Kalaher, using that movement to create relationships and community among people with disabilities is critical.
November 27, 2017
Kelley O’Neal, director of the Byrne Student Success Center, was recently selected to help advise NASPA's new Center for First-generation Student Success.
November 13, 2017
A new five-year project—Massive Open Online Professional Informal Individual Learning (MOOPIL)—taps into the potential of online learning and professional development.
October 18, 2017
Over the last 70 years, the number of Black teachers in America’s schools has dramatically decreased. Bringing awareness to that trend is now a top priority for Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson.
October 09, 2017
Brenham ISD is the latest school district to partner with the College of Education and Human Development for the Project Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunities (LISTO).
October 04, 2017
Because of a teacher shortage, there is only one bilingual or ESL teacher for every 46 students struggling with English.

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