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April 28, 2010

"To whom much is given, much is required." And no one lives by these words more than former elementary education major Cassie Grant '03, who wanted to take what she'd been given in life and give back to her students - both in Texas and in South Af

April 26, 2010
Erica Kaskow '08 discovered that when Aggies lend a hand to fellow Aggies, they help in a big way.
April 13, 2010

Teaching is not confined to the classroom. Or at least that's Johanna Riddle's '80 motto.

In 2008, Voices for Children provided Court Appointed Social Advocate volunteers
April 13, 2010

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." — William James

Liana Lowey '99, works to make a difference in the lives of children every day.

April 09, 2010

Erica Kaskow '08 discovered that when Aggies lend a hand to fellow Aggies, they help in a big way.

March 02, 2010

When five Texas A&M students heard the story of how the Beach family lost their home to Hurricane Ike, they were moved to help - an effort that culminated with an intervention from "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."

January 13, 2010

Many people learn best by doing. Charles Farnsworth was counting on this when he asked his project management students to apply what they learned from their textbooks in their communities.

January 08, 2010

The Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) announces the availability of $100,000 in Barbara Bush Fellowships for Texas A&M doctoral students pursuing family literacy research.

January 06, 2010

If you want a student to understand how airplanes fly, you give them an airplane to fly.

December 17, 2009

Lauren Williams, a senior special education major, is one of approximately 100 juniors and seniors to participate in the Undergraduate Research Scholars Program.

December 01, 2009

What started as a one-day visit to an Italian middle school has grown into an exciting opportunity for preservice Aggie teachers to teach English Language Learners.

November 12, 2009

Paige Melancon enrolled at Texas A&M University intending to become a doctor. A tutoring job through the Read & Counts program made her think twice about her career path.

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.
September 11, 2009
udents at risk of not graduating from high school can benefit from a little encouragement to stay in school.
Krista Wallace
August 25, 2009

Krista Adams Wallace '94 was looking for adventure and the chance to step outside of the life she had known during her undergraduate years at Texas A&M University.

Deerfoot Camp
August 20, 2009

For Tony Rosselli '08, it's about more than just a summer job.

Tony, a senior kinesiology major, works as a counselor at Deerfoot Youth Camp, a summer sports camp for at-risk, underprivileged boys ages 10 to 13 in Magnolia, Texas.

July 20, 2009
Learning to read doesn’t just happen. Children must be taught the symbols, sounds and meanings of words that open a window to the wonder of print. Teachers serve as the mentors that invest in the reading success of these children, encouraging their growth along the way with the words “Now you try it.”
June 24, 2009

According to research, only 4 percent of U.S. education majors participate in study abroad opportunities, but Lynne Masel Walters wants to change that statistic—starting with her students.

April 28, 2009
Seventeen Texas educators were honored for their commitment to education at the annual Dean's Roundtable of the College of Education and Human Development on April 24, 2009.
March 29, 2009
In January, 20 first-year Lohman Learning Community students from the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) in the College of Education and Human Development embarked on a week-long study-abroad trip to the village of San Isidro de Peñas Blancas in the Casa Verde region of Costa Rica.
March 15, 2009

Last spring, Anna Sauvageau '08, an early childhood education major, stepped out of the box—or country —to student teach in Switzerland.

October 08, 2008

The College of Education and Human Development will honor outstanding faculty, staff and alumni at its fall awards ceremony this Thursday (Oct. 9) at 6 p.m. at the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. 

Grant Simpson teaching a class
April 02, 2008
Grant Simpson '02, who teaches fourth-graders in Keller ISD, was named the 2007-2008 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year.
March 16, 2008

As the son of immigrant parents and a former school psychology doctoral student at Texas A&M University, Alfred Amado, Ph.D., has always had a passion for education, and now he’s bringing that passion to Capitol Hill.

October 23, 2007

 A $6.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow researchers at Texas A&M University and The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) to study rural and minority health issues such as diabetes and obesity.

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