Sixteen junior and senior mathematics and science majors at Texas A&M University preparing to become teachers have been selected to receive the prestigious National Science Foundation-funded Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and related teaching careers.
Texas A&M junior physics major Sean Walker; senior chemistry majors Andrew Rendon and Madeline Tipton; senior mathematics majors Jose Amaya, Alyssa...
The Aggie-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Center at Texas A&M University will host the third annual Aggie STEM Summer Camp for middle and high school students June 10 through 22.
The camp will give students real world experiences in STEM education through inquiry learning, improve SAT scores and provide a world-class university experience with Texas A&M professors actively working in STEM fields.
Students will attend non-credit STEM classes by...
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.
SPLASH, the Texas A&M Special Populations Learn Aquatics with Aggie Students Helping, is a water activity program designed to prepare undergraduate majors in health and kinesiology for working with children with disabilities.
During the five-...
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. Overwhelming attention surrounding the book has left many parents thinking Chua’s tiger-like approach to parenting is the best way to produce successful children. A developmental and educational scientist at Texas A&M University challenges the notion, however, stating that strict and overly controlling...
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