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CEHD sculpture
July 27, 2014
The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $4.6 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University.
Teacher in a classroom
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?
Research in front of a stage with a band
June 12, 2014

Music entertains people all around the world. Live music performances can affect an audience’s mood and energy levels and the performers, too.

Camp LIFE camper
May 20, 2014

The College of Education and Human Development offers numerous opportunities and volunteer activities for pre-service teachers to explore related to their major.

Earthquake tremor reading
April 08, 2014
With the recent earthquakes in California and Chile, disaster recovery is no fun at all. But thanks to a board game designed by science education doctoral student Abigail Perkins, communities may have a fun way to prepare for recovery after an earthquake.
Students using Second Life in the KATE project
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.
Plant research
February 19, 2014
In 2006 the PlantingScience project collaboration between the Botanical Society of America, Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development and the National Science Foundation launched with an initiative to engage the next generation of scientists and provide middle school and high school students mentoring opportunities with plant scientists.
February 03, 2014
We rarely get to see the inner workings of our own bodies. To unravel the mysteries of what’s happening inside, exercise physiology scientists in the&nbsp;<a href="http://hlknweb.tamu.edu">Department of Health and Kinesiology</a>&nbsp;are exploring the connections between genetics, exercise and health to help promote healthy lifestyles, from the inside out.
January 23, 2014
What started with an initial grant awarded in 2007 to Leon County and the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) to provide innovative counseling services in a rural setting is expanding to serve residents in communities throughout the Brazos Valley.
Tiger Bride documentary photo
January 22, 2014
A public screening for the documentary “Tiger Brides; Memories of Love and War from the G.I. Brides of Tiger Bay” will be held on campus at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on Texas A&M University campus Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7 p.m.
November 20, 2013

The future of technology in education can be revolutionary and endless. With access to new technologies and services, students no longer need to frantically write answers to pop quizzes with pen and paper.

October 23, 2013
For the second year in a row, a group of high school English teachers from Hangzhou, China have traveled to Texas A&M University for the opportunity to participate in a professional development and cultural exchange program hosted by the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) in the College of Education and Human Development, in collaboration with the Hangzhou Education Bureau in China.
October 10, 2013
Closing the educational achievement gap for children who are learning English as a second language is the focus for researchers in Texas A&M University’s new Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition (CRDLLA).
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 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.
July 22, 2013

Ten teachers and 85 students from high-needs inner city and urban middle and high schools attended the fourth annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Camp on the Texas A&M campus, June 10-22.

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.

May 08, 2013
Helping people live longer and healthier lives is the goal of the medical professionals at the Center for Translational Research on Aging and Longevity (CTRAL), Texas A&M University’s newest research program in which patients are receiving real-world care and results.
Clayton Williams building
May 06, 2013
Dr. Janet Hammer, Department of Teaching Learning and Culture (TLAC) and Michael Tomchesson, Department of Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) have been named recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award by the Association of Former Students at Texas A&M.
Student and teachers in the Autism Clinic
March 11, 2013

The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University is changing the name of their Autism clinic.

Dr. Louis Ponjuan
January 31, 2013
When Dr. Luis Ponjuan joined the College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M, he came with a research agenda that is gaining national attention: find a way to improve the growing achievement gap between males and females in college, specifically Hispanic and African-American males.
January 03, 2013

The U.S. Department of Education (DoE) has awarded the 2012 Investing in Innovation Fund (I3) to Texas A&M College of Education and Human Development.

Health students stand next to their informational table in the MSC.
November 30, 2012

With over 800 student organizations at Texas A&M University, it can be tough to stand out and spread your message. But after an internship with Be The Match, Taylor Whittaker was inspired and ready to take on the challenge.

Elizabeth Kahura performs her "African Safari" program at Worldfest. Credit: Chris Hummel
November 13, 2012

If you were anywhere near Wolf Pen Creek this past weekend, chances are you may have heard singing or the beat of drums. Those who attended Worldfest had an opportunity to go on an African Safari.

Dr. Ronald Rochon, University of Southern Indiana Provost, speaks to faculty and doctoral students.
October 15, 2012
Mentorship plays a critical part in personal, educational and professional growth.

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