Education

Andrews Institute receives grant to continue outreach to local teachers

The TCU Andrews Institute of Mathematics and Science Education has received a $257,437 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to continue a professional development program for 32 middle and high school biology teachers. Molly Weinburgh, professor and director of the Andrews Institute, and Cecilia Silva, professor of education, will lead the program. Throughout… Read more »

College of Education wins prestigious national award

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has selected TCU College of Education to receive the 2015 Best Practice Award in Support of Multicultural Education and Diversity. The award recognizes TCU’s Early Childhood Education through Grade 6 (EC-6) program and its infusion of diversity and culturally responsive pedagogy throughout all components of the… Read more »

TCU wins award for Innovation in International Education

It was announced in New York City today that TCU’s Discovering Global Citizenship program is the winner of an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. The Institute of International Education sponsors the annual competition to recognize outstanding initiatives in international higher education among its 1,400 member campuses. IIE will present the award at… Read more »

Popular science author Jared Diamond will speak on campus Jan. 28

Jared Diamond, an American scientist, TED speaker and Pulitzer-winner, will speak at TCU Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in Brown-Lupton University Union ballroom. Author of popular science favorites The Third Chimpanzee, Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, he will discuss his most recent book The World Until Yesterday. Admission is free and a book… Read more »

COE student launches interactive website for middle/secondary education

Sam Moseley, senior secondary education major, has recently created a website that aims to improve interaction among middle and secondary education students at TCU. Moseley created the website as part of his work as the recipient of the Dr. Martha Hackley Salmon Teacher Scholar Apprenticeship. “I built this website in hopes of giving students a… Read more »

Meet a Horned Frog: Janekka Colbert ’14, M.Ed. candidate

After struggling through years of school, Janekka Colbert didn’t follow the traditional path to college. Now, she is pursuing a master’s degree in education to help students find their passion and purpose. “Growing up, I always second-guessed myself when it came to my education and what I wanted to do,” says Janekka. “It wasn’t until… Read more »

COE program sends on-site college advisers to area high schools

By Diane Smith Fort Worth Star-Telegram Being high school senior is easy as pie, right? Fill out college applications, look for scholarships, apply for financial aid. Maybe it’s not so easy, but at Haltom High School, there is pie involved. College adviser Adriene Salgado will help with essays, but she also came up with “No… Read more »