Mathematics Education

Inspire students to discover their world through the language of numbers.

Mathematics major and TARTANS rural teacher corps member Nathan Schroeder '21 now teaches mat... Mathematics major and TARTANS rural teacher corps member Nathan Schroeder '21 now teaches math at Farmington (Illinois) High School.How might we help high school students recognize the creativity and relevance in math? Our students learn how to meet this challenge in Monmouth’s mathematics education major.

A two-part approach

Future high school math teachers take coursework both in the Mathematics Department and in Educational Studies Department to learn research-based methods for teaching math. 

Community connection

Community is an integral part of teacher preparation at Monmouth. Students’ time in the preparation program involves working closely with an area high school math teacher during practicum work in their classroom. The preparation at Monmouth will conclude with a semester-long student teaching experience in a high school math classroom.

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