Education

COE students experience international student teaching

Undergraduate students from the TCU College of Education spent four weeks in various European countries this spring as part of the College of Education International Student Teaching program. Twenty-seven education students completed a portion of their student teaching through an exchange program with the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN). Students travelled to Norway, Sweden, the… Read more »

Andrews Institute at NSTA 2014

The Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education was featured on NSTA TV during the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference on April 3-6, 2014. NSTA TV profiled 14 prominent STEM centers committed to elevating the quality of science education in the United States. Over 12,000 science educators attend the conference every year. To… Read more »

2014 Excellence in Education Awards

The College of Education held its 21st annual Excellence in Education Awards on April 15, 2014 in Betsy and Steve Palko Hall. Students, faculty, and alumni gathered to celebrate 2013-2014 scholarship award recipients, student teachers and supervisors, student leaders, and the recipient of the Excellence in Education Award. Also recognized were school district principals and… Read more »

Pinwheel project casts light on child abuse

By Rick Waters TCU Magazine The blue and silver blades twirled with every breeze, and on this gusty April afternoon, the pinwheels were seemingly in perpetual motion. Each one representing one child abused last year in Tarrant County. Five thousand six hundred and eighty-nine in all. Child deaths, sexual assaults, siblings fighting off abusers to… Read more »

College of Education students tutor 200-plus high schoolers

The College of Education hosted the 5th annual TCU Writing Camp on March 25 and 27, welcoming freshman, sophomore, and juniors from Paschal High School in Fort Worth. The event allows TCU education majors to help Paschal students sharpen their writing, reading, and critical thinking skills. The College of Education and the Center for Public… Read more »

Remembering Sherrie Reynolds

Dr. Sherrie Reynolds, professor of educational psychology in the TCU College of Education, passed away at her home on March 15, 2014. TCU and the College of Education are saddened by the loss of a loyal colleague and an inspiring mentor to both students and faculty. “Dr. Reynolds was a courageous and inspiring woman,” said… Read more »

COE students to present research and pedagogy projects April 9

Undergraduate and graduate student’s scholarly and pedagogical work will be on display during the TCU College of Education’s annual Research and Pedagogy Festival on April 9 in the Ann Jones Student Lounge located in Betsy and Steve Palko Hall. “The Research Festival is a wonderful opportunity for students to present their research findings with the… Read more »

Pinwheel Project coming up April 7-8

Part of the TCU campus will be covered in thousands blue and white pinwheels during Alliance for Children’s Pinwheel Project on April 7-8, 2014. The TCU College of Education, Department of Social Work and Institute of Child Development have joined with Alliance For Children to raise awareness about child abuse and other crimes against children…. Read more »

Classroom collaborators: Doctoral student explores impact of teacher aides

By Rachel Stowe Master ‘91 While they provide a crucial role in the classroom, there’s limited research on how to best utilize teacher aides. Tammy Riemenschneider, a doctoral candidate educational leadership in the College of Education is researching the role of teacher aides, also called paraeducators. She, Marla McGhee, associate professor, and Melody Johnson, scholar… Read more »