Text Structures For Success: Improving Test Scores In Brownsville-
When it comes to academic success, reading and comprehending text is vital. A program, administered by an expert in literacy at Texas A&M University and her research team, has proven that by showing an almost double-digit jump in test scores at an elementary school in Brownsville.2
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2nd Annual Voices Of Impact Speaker Series Announced-
A lineup of distinguished research experts will present at the 2nd Annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series hosted by the College of Education and Human Development. The event, which is open to the public, will be held February 8 at 6 p.m. at the Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan.
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CEHD Advances 19 Spots In Latest Rankings-
The College of Education and Human Development jumped 19 spots in the latest rankings highlighting the best online graduate education programs in the country.
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New Chair Holders Announced-
Thanks to generous gifts from donors, three faculty have been named new endowed chair holders.
Shaping Cybersecurity In The Classroom-
In 2017, worldwide spending in the information security industry reached over $86.4 billion, according to a recent industry forecast.
Giving Students Freedom In The Classroom In STEM Learning-
Texas schools are attempting to solve problems associated with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning.
A Butterfly Under A Pin: School Reform-
The stories people tell Dr. Craig, professor of urban education, are all different. They occur in different cities, among different cultures and different people, but the underlying principle is the same. Each story involves a school undergoing change.
CEHD Remembers Dr. Barbara Stone-
Dr. Barbara Stone, professor emerita and the first female Department Head of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR), passed away on October 18.
Expanding Health Resources For Texas-
In Texas, there are more than 400 health care professional shortage areas – many of which are in rural areas. People living in those areas cannot afford the time or financial burden to travel to the nearest health provider which could be hundreds of miles away. The result is that most of them do not get the help they need.
What Is The Impact Of The Exodus Of Black Teachers?-
Over the last 70 years, the number of Black teachers in America’s schools has dramatically decreased. Bringing awareness to that trend is now a top priority for Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson.
Team Culture Creates Successful Professional Teams-
Professional baseball teams can hit a winning streak at any time throughout an entire season. When momentum builds and all the stars align just right, successful teams seem to discover the missing piece needed to win.
Workplace Health – The Silent Epidemic-
Workplace incivility is taking over our organizations, professional relationships and everyday interactions. According to Dr. Jia Wang, associate professor of human resource development, understanding why incivility happens and how to address it starts with awareness.
Brenham ISD School Board Approves LISTO Collaboration-
Brenham ISD is the latest school district to partner with the College of Education and Human Development for the Project Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunities (LISTO).
Reversing The Bilingual Educator Shortage-
Close to one in five students in Texas struggles with English – a nearly 50 percent increase over the last decade. Because of a teacher shortage, there is only one bilingual or ESL teacher for every 46 students struggling with English.
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More Than $30M In Grants Awarded To Faculty-
Faculty in the college have more than doubled the amount of grant money received in the past three years, with new grants totaling more than $30 million.
DACA Repeal Could Affect State Workforce, Expert Says-
The recent repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has left thousands of immigrant students’ futures in jeopardy. The Trump Administration cited a number of key points including immigration, budget and safety concerns for ending the program.
Helping The Disability Community Recover From Harvey-
500,000 households impacted by Hurricane Harvey. That amounts to almost two million people in recovery mode. Of those people, 18 percent in Texas are part of the disability community.
Lending A Hand In Harvey Efforts-
With over 325,000 displaced residents in the greater-Houston area alone, students and faculty in the College of Education and Human Development have jumped in to help lead the relief efforts.
Analyzing Homework’s Impact-
It has been a debate for decades. Children are unhappy about doing homework and teachers insist that homework is key to helping students learn.
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Faculty, Staff Honored For CEHD Impact-
Hundreds of faculty and staff attended the CEHD Fall 2017 Kick-Off Luncheon on August 23. The annual kick-off was held in the Bethancourt Ballroom and helped to set the pace for the upcoming academic year.
What Is The Key To Student Success?-
Literacy is the foundation for everything that we do. When we think about academic success, it is no surprise that literacy is on the forefront.
Dr. Kreider, ESNL Awarded Best For Health & Research Award-
Dr. Richard Kreider and the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab (ESNL) in the Department of Health and Kinesiology have been awarded Best for Health & Research Education – Texas by Global Health & Pharma (GHP) Magazine.
Addressing The STEM Teacher Shortage-
It is being called the “biggest threat” to Texas schools. When school starts this month, Texas classrooms could be more than 30,000 teachers short – many of those shortages in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.
Expert Relates Teen Pregnancy Research To Maternal Mortality-
enate Bill 17 was passed on July 24 and permitted a special task force to increase research and investigative efforts toward the state’s growing maternal mortality rates from 2019 to 2023.
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