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TRAL Director Nicolaas Deutz and Co-Director Marielle Engelen
October 12, 2012

A burgeoning research program at Texas A&M University is focused on finding new treatments for older adults and extending the lives of patients of all ages.

Teachers from Hangzhou, China study with faculty from the College of Education and Human Development during a three week training program. Credit: Allison LaRocca
October 09, 2012

Texas A&M recently hosted a group of 19 high school English teachers from Hangzhou, China, as they participated in a professional development program organized by the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD).

July 10, 2012
As part of Texas A&M University’s commitment to its land-grant heritage to provide the population of Texas with a practical education that directly impacts their daily lives, the College of Education and Human Development continues its charge to produce educators to teach and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.
June 26, 2012

One in 88 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder by age 8, according to a recent study by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention – a rate that has risen far above the 2006 estimate of one in 110.

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.
May 24, 2012

Recent special education graduate Morgan Baker ’12 knows the value of her college education and she wants to shout it from the rooftops.

April 16, 2012

A Texas A&M University program is providing Aggie health and kinesiology majors with invaluable hands-on training for their future careers, while also giving local children with disabilities a venue for exercise and entertainment.

April 03, 2012

The idea of the “Tiger Mom,” illustrated in Amy Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, has catapulted the issue of parenting styles across cultures into public consciousness.

March 05, 2012

From helping you create healthy grocery lists to acting as your own personal trainer, there really is an app for that.

Former student of the college and current principal of A&M Consolidated Middle School, Nkrumah Dixon knows that his leadership sets the tone for healthy school climate.
February 15, 2012
An effective school leader sets the tone for high academic expectations, works with teachers to make changes that impact classroom instruction and still finds time to put the ‘pal’ in principal, interacting with students, teachers and community members to develop positive relationships.
Young boy smiling.
February 07, 2012
When the Texas Health and Human Services Commission needed an assessment tool to help determine the amount of Medicaid home care families with special needs children might require, they called on a team of researchers at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University Health Science Center for help.
Melissa Neumann, a graduate of the college and teacher at Navasota ISD, offers her students the encouragement and support they need to be successful. Credit: Jean Wulfson, Division of Research and Graduate Studies, Texas A&M
January 23, 2012

Just like yeast is the key ingredient to making bread rise, studies have shown that a good teacher-student relationship is the key ingredient to producing student achievement.

October 17, 2011

There is no such thing as an innocent bystander. Bullying involves more than just the bully and the victim. It also involves bystanders – those who witness acts of bullying. When a bystander chooses not to intervene, the bully wins.

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.
October 03, 2011

A collaborative partnership between the Texas Autism Collaborative (TAC) at the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University and Easter Seals East Texas is providing local children with autism support services.

September 25, 2011

A vision that began as part of a self-directed study at Texas A&M University by Sterling Leija '03 has now served more than 550 children with disabilities throughout Texas.

September 11, 2011

Laura Stough has a passion for preparing responders in disaster situations to provide top-notch care for individuals with disabilities and functional needs. In the wake of the Texas wildfires, that passion hit all too close to home.

August 28, 2011

Stereotypes. Conform to them and experience pressure to achieve and sustain. Don't conform and risk suffering from shame or guilt.

May 04, 2011

The so-called "bad cholesterol" — low-density lipoprotein commonly called LDL — may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on the cholesterol debate, particularly among adults who exercise.

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.

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