The best way to teach is to teach what you know. This summer, 13 Texas middle and high school teachers traveled to China in an effort to get to know the people, history and culture.
The 31-day trip was supported by the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program and included teachers from all over the state. The excursion was led by Lynne Masel Walters, associate professor of culture, curriculum and instruction in the Department of...
The College of Education and Human Development honored outstanding faculty, staff and alumni at its fall college awards ceremony.
Outstanding Alumni honorees included Carla Chapman Amacher ’93 and ’95; Xitao Fan ’93; and John E. Trott, Jr. ’66 and ’72. Jennifer L. Milam ’08 was the Outstanding Alumni Early Career Honoree.
The honorees for the Association of Former Students College-Level Distinguished Achievement Award for...
Parents are a child's first teachers, and the lessons they share stay with their children and can shape their lives. One of the most important lessons parents will ever teach their children is how to relate to others, notes a Texas A&M University school psychology professor.
Jamilia Blake, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology of Texas A&M's College of Education and Human Development, is heading a...
On average, 18 veterans commit suicide each day – many with recent war-zone service – according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Two Texas A&M University psychologists are working to reduce that number as they research mental health issues affecting veterans and suicide prevention.
Due to repeated deployment and the nature of the wounds they sustain in combat, Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans sometimes return home with...
How many Americans have struggled to lose weight, only to gain it back and then some? Blame their resting metabolism.
“When women typically try to lose weight, they’ll lose it, but about half or more of what they lose is muscle mass,” says Richard Kreider, director of the Exercise and Sport Nutrition Lab (ESNL) in the College of Education and Human Development.
“That muscle loss causes a reduction in their resting metabolism,...
As many U.S. schools are seeing student performance in math and science lag, A.J. Moore Academy in Waco ISD — with the help of Texas A&M University researchers — has boosted its student achievement in these key academic areas.
As the state’s largest producer of teachers in high-need fields, including math and science, the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M is home to the Aggie Science, Technology,...
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