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. Instead, they can submit answers using instant classroom response polls and complete quizzes that display answers in real time, with online software like polleverywhere.com.
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.
COLLEGE STATION, May 14, 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.
The center, led by Dr. Nicolaas Deutz, is engaged in ongoing, collaborative translational research on nutrition, exercise and metabolism related to aging and the common diseases associated with aging.
Texas A&M University’s College of Education of Human Development (CEHD) is hosting a series of Quality Matters™ workshops in May. Focusing on quality assurance in online learning, Quality Matters (QM) is a peer-review program that helps faculty assess the quality of online courses. The program, Applying the Quality Matters Rubric, is open to faculty and staff.
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.
From helping you create healthy grocery lists to acting as your own personal trainer, there really is an app for that. As part of a technology-focused project in her health education class, Texas A&M University instructor and Director of the Office of Health Informatics Amber Muenzenberger asked her students to present their favorite health-related apps.
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.
Stough, an associate professor of educational psychology at Texas A&M University, got the chance to put her expertise to work in her own backyard, literally. Stough's family property is located in Bastrop County, near the Bastrop County Complex wildfire, which is the largest recorded wildfire in Texas history.
It's no secret public school classrooms have changed — learning can happen almost anytime, anywhere with the aid of technology. And while students may still struggle with the same math or reading concepts, it's a safe bet there's an app that can help.
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.
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.
Teaching is not confined to the classroom. Or at least that's Johanna Riddle's '80 motto.
Having held a myriad of educational positions, including traditional classroom teacher, museum curator, district administrator and most recently, media specialist, Johanna has tried her hand at almost every aspect of education.