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.2
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Women In STEM: New Camp Focus-
When it comes to women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, there is an obvious shortage. In fact, women only make up about 30 percent of the STEM workforce.
Creating Opportunities For Students To Experience Different Cultures-
The majority of the world population speaks and learns more than one language. In the United States, that is not the case and something Dr. Li-Jen Kuo wants to change. Her goal is to create opportunities for young children in this country to see the world from different perspectives.
Texas A&M’s First African-American Female To Complete Entire Tenure Process Retires-
She was the first African-American female to complete the entire tenure process – from the rank of lecturer all the way to full professor – at Texas A&M University and the College of Education and Human Development. Now, after 32 years with the college, Dr. Patricia Larke is taking time for herself and retiring.
Celebrating The Commitment Of Future Aggie Teachers-
If you keep a close eye on the graduates at this week’s ceremonies, you’ll notice something new at Texas A&M. Powder blue cords. 352 graduates will be wearing the cords at ceremonies on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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Four Recognized As Transforming Lives Faculty Fellows-
Four College of Education and Human Development faculty members have been selected as Transforming Lives Faculty Fellows. Drs. Sharon Matthews (TLAC), Michael Sandlin (HLKN), Karen Smith (EAHR), and Jay Woodward (EPSY) will each be recognized for their promotion of transformative learning for their students.
Called to Teach-
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.
Five Faculty Named Exemplary Distance Educators-
Five faculty members in the College of Education and Human Development have achieved the Exemplary Distance Educator title after meeting the highest standards required by Quality Matters.
2017 Award For Excellence In Mathematics Education Recipient Announced-
Dr. Jeremy Kilpatrick has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 Award for Excellence in Mathematics in Education. Kilpatrick, a professor at the University of Georgia, was chosen for his more than 50 years of distinguished and sustained contributions in mathematics education research.
College To Host Workshop On Mathematics Education-
The College of Education and Human Development is hosting a “Mathematics in Education” workshop April 1-3, 2017. Registration is open until March 3.
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New Book Highlights Role Of Education For African American Girls-
The book titled Cultivating Achievement, Respect, and Empowerment for African American Girls in Pre-K-12 Settings (CARE), is written by TLAC professor Dr. Patricia Larke and EAHR Associate Professor Dr. Gwendolyn Webb-Hasan and coincides with their research on the achievement and development of African American youth.
Dr. Joshi Selected As 2017 AERA Fellow-
Dr. R. Malatesha Joshi, professor of reading education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture is among 14 scholars named 2017 AERA Fellows. The American Educational Research Association (AERA) selected these Fellows on the basis of their notable and sustained research achievements.
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Speaker List Confirmed For Voices Of Impact Speaker Series-
The speakers for The College of Education and Human Development’s first Voices of Impact Speaker Series have been confirmed. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at February 16 at 6 p.m. at Cavalry Court in College Station.
Developing High-Impact Leaders: U-STAR’s First Semester-
Four Texas A&M clinical teachers began their residency at Thompson Elementary in Fall 2016 as part of the Urban Student Teacher Advanced Residency (U-STAR) program. U-STAR is a three-year partnership with Spring ISD to help preparing teachers to transition into and thrive within urban schools.
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CEHD Dedicates Funds For New Research Collaborations-
The College of Education and Human Development has dedicated $270,000 to fund a third round of Catapult Grants used to enhance quality of life for populations across Texas. The nine grants feature collaborations between each department in the college as well as other colleges across Texas A&M University.
Keeping The Tradition Alive: A Family Of Aggie Educators-
They have been around education their entire lives, so when the time came to choose a college major education was the clear choice for Jamie Holder’s children.
Dr. Boettcher Says Goodbye To Her First Love – Teaching-
Her teaching career started 43 years ago, but Dr. Cindy Boettcher’s love for teaching started long before that.
Shadow Education’s Impact On Student Achievement-
It’s a multi-billion dollar industry but one we know very little about. That’s something Matthew Etchells is trying to change.
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