The Aggie center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is holding it's 5th annual summer camp for middle and high school students July 7 – 18, 2014. The summer camp will provide students real world experiences in STEM education through STEM project based learning, improve SAT scores and provide a world-class university experience with Texas A&M University (TAMU) professors in STEM fields.
This June, Aggie STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be holding its annual teacher summer professional development for middle and high school teachers at Texas A&M University. This summer STEM Professional Development Boot Camp will give teachers real world experiences in STEM education through STEM project based learning, hands on STEM Teaching and observation of STEM professors teaching middle and high school students visiting Texas A&M University.
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture is happy to announce adjunct associate professor, Dr. Johannes Strobel, will serve on the Committee on Guiding Implementation of K-12 Engineering Education in the U.S. The committee, organized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and sponsored by Chevron, is part of a new initiative to provide expert, research-based guidance to those involved in overseeing engineering education in kindergarten through grade 12.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) awarded Texas A&M University $256,000 to improve instruction in Texas middle school mathematics and algebra classrooms. The grant funds 110 hours of professional development over the course of one year for teachers who qualify for participation in the program because they are not adequately prepared to teach the course(s) and/or grade level they are assigned to teach. The program consists of a 34 hour, face-to-face, summer session and 30 hours synchronous online training in the summer.
Emily Albus, Texas A&M University senior in the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture is also center fielder for the university’s softball team. In 2013, she was awarded the Hammer Strength All-American Athlete Award, voted 2014 team captain by her peers, holds four of the softball program’s six records in the weight room and is ranked among the top 10 Texas A&M players for career stolen bases. Her coaches believe she is an inspiring leader and her actions demonstrate the Texas A&M University’s core values.
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) is proud to announce Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Emily Binks-Cantrell, has been invited to serve on the Editorial Board of the Annals of Dyslexia. Annals of Dyslexia is a wide range of peer-reviewed scholarly articles addressing genetic, neurobiological, cognitive, linguistic, instructional, social, emotional and professional preparation issues and topics in dyslexia. Annals has become arguably the most highly respected resource for informing the scientific, academic and clinical professional communities about dyslexia. Dr.
Women’s history month is an annual worldwide event to celebrate and highlight the contributions of women in history and contemporary society. The public celebration of women’s history began in the 1970s as a weeklong celebration and expanded to a month, observed every March in the U.S.
Dr. Cynthia Boettcher has led the Lohman Learning Community since its inception in 2002. Formerly known as the “Lohman Ladies,” it has become the model for other learning communities across the college.