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Math Education: 9-12

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Math problems—solve them. How to teach math—learn that in college. How to inspire the next generation of problem-solvers—grow into that at North Greenville.

NGU education alumni teaching in public and private schools
Most of our alumni from the last decade are still teaching. Some (3%) are in grad school. 79% were ranked as master or accomplished teachers by their administrators.

Inspire the Next Generation

Prepare to lead, coach, mentor, and motivate. Become a math teacher through hands-on learning experiences at NGU. Student-teach at local high schools. Plan curriculum. Assess students, analyze their needs, find solutions.

Good teachers change their students’ skills. Great teachers change lives. Find your path to great teaching at NGU.

Hands-On Learning Experiences

Field Placement

Observe and participate in practical, real-world settings. You will teach in public schools, with mentorship from other teachers who are experts in their field of study.

Student Teaching

In your final semester, you go to a public school every day. Observe teachers, create lessons, complete demographic studies and teach. Receive feedback from these real-world teaching experiences. Grow into your full strength.

Intensive Lesson Planning

Get real experience in lesson planning. Transfer theory into practice as you prepare lessons for your fieldwork and student teaching experience.

Math Beside Experienced & Faithful Mathematicians

Cailyn Lee
Instructor of Mathematics
Deborah Batson, MEd
Instructor of Computer Science
Roy Liu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Jill Branyon, Ed.D.
Professor of Education
Kerry Ravan, M.A.
Instructor of Mathematics
Pat Freeman, M.Ed.
Instructor of Mathematics
Hyunju Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Charles Brian Crane, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Tim van den Meiracker, M.S.
Instructor of Computer Science

What You Study in Secondary Education and Mathematics

  • Math Secondary Ed Year 1

    Year 1 Example Courses

    • Composition and Rhetoric
    • Calculus One
    • Introduction to Education
    • History Elective
    • New Testament Survey or Old Testament Survey
    • First Year Experience
    • Composition and Literature
    • Calculus Two
    • Foundations of Education
    • Oral Communications
    • Concepts of Physical Fitness and Wellness or Introduction to Health Science
    • Biological Science with Lab
  • Math Secondary Ed Year 2

    Year 2 Example Courses

    • Adolescent Psychology
    • Calculus Three
    • Integration of Technology
    • Linear Algebra
    • Educational Psychology
    • Statistics for Science and Engineering
    • Foundations of Mathematics
    • Foundations of Reading
    • Non-Biological Science with Lab
    • Lesson Planning
  • Math Secondary Ed Year 3

    Year 3 Example Courses

    • Mathematics Statistics
    • The Exceptional Learner
    • Classroom Management
    • Curriculum Development
    • World Religions
    • Abstract Algebra
    • Math Elective
    • Technology for the Mathematics Classroom
    • Mathematics Teacher Assistant
    • History of Faith and Mathematics
    • Discrete Modeling
    • Reading and Writing in the Content Area
  • Math Secondary Ed Year 4

    Year 4 Example Courses

    • Foundations of Geometry
    • Fine Arts Appreciation
    • Math Methods
    • Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction
    • Open elective
    • Directed Student Teaching

Elevate Your Perspective

You’ll also take Chapel every semester, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. You earn credit through attendance, and each course counts as half a credit. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

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