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School of Education and Human Development Presents Annual ‘Voices of Impact’ Speaker Series-
The Texas A&M School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) welcomes you to its annual ‘Voices of Impact’ speaker series. This year’s edition will feature faculty and doctoral students from our School sharing their insight with the Bryan-College Station community.2
Joshi Named Regents Professor-
The School of Education and Human Development remembers Dr. James McNamara, Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational Psychology.
Project VICTORY Connects Rural Students with Real-Life Scientists-
A project led by researchers in the School of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University looks to ensure that rural students in grades 3-5 receive additional support to increase science literacy, interest in STEM fields, and access to technology.
How Texas A&M researchers are addressing literacy challenges in rural China-
Dr. Fuhui Tong, along with two other Texas A&M researchers, are creating at-home based literacy practices to help improve the lives of low-SES families in rural China
Why literacy training is necessary in preparing teachers-
Knowing how to read does not mean a person can teach reading well. A systematic review found that teacher preparation and training programs that provide extensive literacy training can improve teachers’ foundational literacy skills and improve student reading outcomes.
Joshi elected to Reading Hall of Fame-
Dr. R. Malatesha Joshi, University Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, has been elected to the Reading Hall of Fame.
Student holds book drive for Boys and Girls Club-
Her focus was not just gathering all available books – she wanted to find books that celebrate different cultures and identities.
Changing literacy education through culture-
Her passion for multicultural and urban education led her to apply to Texas A&M with a goal to understand how best to develop curriculum to not just impact students in New Orleans, but across the country.
Developing culturally-responsive educators-
Researchers in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture are committed to supporting preservice teachers to nurture their confidence as culturally responsive educators.
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Faculty receive $8M grant for rural literacy and science education-
Researchers with Project VICTORY – Virtually-Infused Collaborations for Teaching and Learning Opportunities for Rural Youth – will explore the impact of virtual and face-to-face teaching and learning with a literacy-infused science curriculum.
A teacher’s knowledge and the impact on student achievement-
Research shows a number of factors can influence a student’s literacy development including both the home and school environment. However, of all factors, the most influential is the quality of instruction a student receives.
Audio feedback in literacy intervention-
Asynchronous audio feedback is spoken feedback that is recorded. In McKeown’s research, the feedback is systematic, specific to a given writing genre and encourages teachers to recognize positives as well as areas of growth.
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.
Testing Technology’s Impact On Literacy And Writing-
Ready, Set, Write! is the brainchild of Drs. Li-Jen Kuo and Quentin Dixon, associate professors in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture at Texas A&M University. They worked with doctoral student Stephanie Moody to develop curriculum that focuses on improving writing skills of struggling second grade students.
Literacy Matters: Fighting A Public Health Issue-
Illiteracy is considered a national public health issue. One-third of fourth grade students cannot comprehend their grade-level materials.
Video Games And The Education Impact-
It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education.
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.
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).
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.
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CEHD Receives Second I3 Grant Of $12M-
Thanks to a $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, faculty scholars in the College of Education and Human Development will begin a five-year study focused on best practices in literacy-infused science for English language learners and economically challenged middle school students in rural, suburban, and urban school districts across Texas.
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