Education

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 »

Empowering students and teachers in Sri Lanka

A love of math and need for a creative outlet led Chrishnika Galbadage to major in Early Childhood Education at TCU. Now, she serves as a supervisor for 20 teachers and nearly 200 students at an international school in Sri Lanka. “I started school as an engineering major but needed a more creative outlet,” explained… Read more »

New! Double major with Educational Studies

The TCU College of Education now offers a double major in Educational Studies. The 40-43 hour program offers students the opportunity to major in Educational Studies as part of a double major with one of the following academic areas: Mathematics, History, French, German, Spanish, Communication, Business Administration, Journalism, Dance or Computer Science. With a double… Read more »

Study abroad this summer with the College of Education

The TCU College of Education recognizes the importance of international experiences and the value of learning about education systems outside of the United States. This summer, the College of Education is offering study abroad courses that will explore higher education and counseling in Great Britain or international education in various countries in Europe. Please read… Read more »

Starpoint School reaping benefits of music program

By Samantha Calimbahin TCU 360 Wednesday and Friday afternoons at Starpoint School can be quite loud. When Starpoint students jump and clap to the rhythm of Katy Perry’s “Firework,” they aren’t having a dance party—they’re having music class. But the focus isn’t solely on the music. The STREAMliners program, run by an organization called The… Read more »