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March 29, 2019
Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson interviewed Jessie’s family as part of my ongoing research into the history of black women teachers from the Reconstruction Era to the 21st century.
A researcher explains her poster presentation to an attendee
March 27, 2019
In honor of Women’s History Month, Texas A&M faculty, staff and students attended the 6th annual Women’s Research on Women Symposium at Texas A&M University on March 26.
Principal Ash Kirk smiling in a classroom
March 21, 2019
As the leader goes, so goes the school. This is the mantra Dr. Beverly Irby, professor of educational leadership, adheres to in transforming schools that need her help. She demonstrated this in her latest research in which she took Black Elementary from ‘improvement required’ to ‘meets standards’ in just one year through revitalizing the school’s leadership.
children playing with blocks
March 18, 2019
Self-control is the ability to control your emotions, thoughts and behaviors – the quality that allows you to stop yourself from doing things you want to do but that might not be in your best interest.
shaping the future sculpture
March 12, 2019
Four of the College of Education and Human Development’s graduate programs are considered in the top tier of graduate education according to the 2020 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings.
Person in jail with hands through bars and another person outside jail clasping their hands
March 08, 2019
Prisons typically offer classes to inmates on topics such as life skills, career readiness and even yoga, enriching the time inmates spend detained. The individuals leading these classes are often unpaid volunteers. What motivates educators to enter these challenging learning environments for free?
Keynote speakers Beth Fox and Anthony Ianni
March 06, 2019
The Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development hosted the second annual Able, Active, and Adaptive Conference on March 1 at the Physical Education Activity Program building at Texas A&M University.
February 25, 2019
A study conducted by Dr. Michael Workman, associate professor of technology management, found that social media can affect bias.
example of e-flashcard
February 20, 2019
100 fourth and fifth grade, English-speaking students, participated in two groups – one with E-flashcards and one with traditional paper flashcards. The objective was to learn 20 new Chinese words during each lesson.
stage at voices of impact
February 13, 2019
Researchers from all four departments in the College of Education and Human Development presented on health and education related topics at the 3rd annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series on February 6, 2019.
teacher helping student
February 11, 2019
The long-term influence of a teacher is often underestimated. But, for a group of undergraduate and graduate students involved in three National Science Foundation grant programs at the University of Houston, that influence was life-changing.
February 01, 2019
Recent research from the Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development aims to demystify why female athletes do not stack up to their male counterparts in building profitable personal brands.
photo of dr. michael de miranda
January 31, 2019
Dr. Michael de Miranda, department head in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, has a passion for design thinking and how it can shape learning in the classroom.
Dr. Michael Thornton at Deerfoot Youth Camp
January 30, 2019
If not for a generous mentor, Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Thornton may have never earned his EdD, or even attended college at all.
voices of impact logo in neon
January 29, 2019
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held February 6 at 6 p.m. at the Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan.
photo of groundbreaking
January 29, 2019
Preschool Marks First Phase of Broader Intergenerational Care Center
January 24, 2019
The Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition (CRDLLA) and the Education Leadership Research Center (ELRC) in the College of Education and Human Development formed a professional partnership with the Beihai Haicheng No. 1 Experimental Primary School, China on January 12.
photo of dr. constance fournier and dr. william rae
January 15, 2019
After spending 20 years with the Department of Educational Psychology, both are retiring January 31.
students working at computer
January 15, 2019
The College of Education and Human Development jumped almost 40 spots in the latest rankings highlighting the best online graduate education programs in the country.
handball player making a play for the ball
January 07, 2019
On Nov. 30 Randolph gave $1 million to support the Texas A&M Handball team and the sport of handball in Physical Education Activity Programs in Health and Kinesiology, a department in the College of Education and Human Development.
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.

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