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 »

College of Education Regional Spelling Bee set for March 19

North Texas area students will compete Wednesday, March 19, in the College of Education Regional Spelling Bee with hopes of advancing to the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The bee is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon in the BLUU. This will be the fourth year the College of Education has hosted… Read more »

A Lesson from KinderFrogs

By Andrea Heins 2013 Harris College Magazine Venturing beyond the walls of the Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic, students in the Communication Sciences & Disorders program are playing and learning at KinderFrogs, the early-childhood program that serves young children with disabilities in the Fort Worth community. The children range in age from 18 months to… Read more »

Separate lives

By Caroline Collier ‘98 When Education Professor Sherrie Reynolds sent a team of graduate students to design classroom materials in conjunction with a Fort Worth neighborhood, she could not have foreseen that a book about the unintended consequences of school desegregation would be the outcome. Two semesters ago, Reynolds taught a seminar called Social Construction… Read more »

Texas Women in Higher Education Conference coming to campus Mar. 24-25

TCU will host the annual Texas Women in Higher Education Conference at the BLUU on March 24-25, 2014. Organizers expect attendees from universities across Texas to attend the conference which is themed “Building Bonds: Blazing Trails.”   The conference program includes presentations from speakers who are passionate about empowering women in higher education, a networking… Read more »