Getting back to education-
Future teachers will once again graduate from Texas A&M with an education degree beginning in Fall 2021.2
aggieTERM keeps Aggie teachers in the classroom-
In the last week of September, faculty brought in more than $23 million in grants to support various research projects across the college.
How is COVID-19 impacting education?-
COVID-19 is changing the face of education. Educators and students across the country are working to accommodate to socially distanced and virtual school while also supporting their student’s fears and concerns.
Dr. Cynthia Riccio retires after 23 years-
After 23 years in the Department of Educational Psychology, Dr. Cynthia Riccio is retiring.
Why are some students forgotten in gifted education?-
Dr. Karen Rambo-Hernandez, like many educators, is concerned with the disproportionate low representation of students from underrepresented groups.
Digital health technologies could remedy health care disparities for Black men-
The Black Lives Matter movement continues to shed a light on the racial inequities that exist for Black Americans in every industry, organization and institution. Health education researcher Dr. Ledric Sherman said the health care industry is no different, and has work to do in the area of eliminating health disparities for Black men.
Should you send your child back to the classroom?-
We spoke with Dr. Quinita Ogletree, a lecturer in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, about how these changes could impact children and families. As an education expert and mother, Ogletree understands both sides of the debate.
A passion for mentoring underrepresented minority students-
As a young, African American woman pursuing her education at a predominantly white institution, Dr. Rhonda Fowler did not see many people that looked like her. She credits her several mentors with pushing and encouraging her to succeed in this environment.
Dr. Susan Bloomfield retires after 27 years-
Dr. Susan Bloomfield, professor and associate dean for research, is retiring this summer after 27 years at Texas A&M.
Remembering Dr. Michael Duffy-
Dr. Michael Duffy, professor emeritus in the Department of Educational Psychology, passed away on May 10, surrounded by his family at home.
CEHD faculty develop online video resources for parents-
Dr. Kay Wijekumar, professor and director of the Center for Urban School Partnerships in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, established a series of online videos for students.
Best practices for online teaching amid COVID-19-
With minimal notice, face-to-face classes were forced to move to online formats in schools and universities across the country due to COVID-19. Online education experts Dr. Christine Mark and Dr. Jere Liu offer best practices and tips for instructors to make their online courses more successful.
Education Abroad plans halted by COVID-19-
Dr. Monica Vasquez Neshyba, clinical assistant professor in TLAC, spent the first part of this semester working with her students on an Education Abroad trip to Italy.
The field of Special Education’s struggles amid a pandemic-
School districts are trying to identify ways to support children with disabilities outside of the classroom.
How is COVID-19 impacting Career and Technical Education?-
CTE programs specialize in the skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies and career preparation. They provide students with a hands-on curriculum that prepares them for a wide range of careers.
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The role of parents in a child’s obesity risk-
Dr. Jeffrey Liew, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, and Dr. Ledric Sherman, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, have both looked into the role of parents in their children’s dietary practices.
How COVID-19 affects older adults and how they can protect themselves-
People aged 65 or older are considered high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Experts in our Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Dr. Nicolaas Deutz and Dr. Marielle Engelen, offer answers and recommendations for older adults during the current pandemic.
Growth hormone alters brain structure and combats traumatic brain injury symptoms-
Traumatic brain injuries result in death and disability in thousands of Americans each year. The effects of these injuries can linger on long after the initial trauma.
A Legacy of Education at Texas A&M-
Irma Alvarado graduated in 1970 with a bachelor’s in education. She is known as one of the first Hispanic female graduates of Texas A&M. Now, she is focused on using that education to inspire others.
Educational resources for your children-
Faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are working to gather resources for students to stay academically engaged.
Talking to your children about COVID-19-
Dr. Krystal Simmons, clinical associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, studies school psychology and counseling. We spoke with her for advice on how to speak with your children during a public crisis such as COVID-19.
How sport experiences can transform lives-
Sport management professor Dr. Marlene Dixon showed that sport has the power to transform lives through recent research involving cyclists that completed the Texas 4000, a 4,000-mile bike ride from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska benefitting cancer research.
How career interruptions affect women-
Career interruptions happen. Job changes, unemployment and injury are all examples of expected or unexpected pauses in a person’s career. For women, career interruptions happen at a much higher rate, most commonly due to child-rearing.
Breaking Down Children’s Reading Habits-
In line with other research, Erbeli found children chose to read based on their proficiency in reading. But she also focused on something more specific – the influence of genetic and environmental factors on children’s reading habits.
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