Learning Opportunities for Mathematics Education

  • Experiential learning is a significant aspect of the Mathematics Education program at MSU Moorhead. Through exploration of local classrooms, tutoring, social gatherings and more, you’ll uncover countless abilities and opportunities.

    • The Mathematics Learning Center provides free one-on-one tutoring on a drop-in basis in MacLean 278 for students in lower-level math classes. As a Mathematics Education major, you’ll have the opportunity to work with your peers outside of the classroom in the Mathematics Learning Center as a tutor.
    • The Tutor Room gives you the opportunity to become a tutor in the MacLean 383 Mathematics Tutor Room or seek assistance from your peers when you need it.

    As a Mathematics Education major, you’ll spend time observing, assisting and teaching in local classrooms and have a great deal of field experience prior to your final semester of student teaching. As you’re immersed in classrooms of different grade levels and with varying teaching styles, you will be able to identify what type of classroom is the right fit for you.

    Explore new mathematics concepts and ideas from industry professionals at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics Spring Conference. Each year, professors take students to this conference as a resource for improving skills in mathematics instruction.

    As part of Math Club, you’ll discover just how much fun math can be. Math Club provides a social venue for you to discuss, learn and teach math at biweekly meetings, social gatherings and community activities. You’ll also hear from guest speakers, including professors who discuss their research interests and alumni working in the industry, teaching or attending graduate school.

    Find us at MSUM Math Club

    MSU Moorhead received a NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Grant in 2015 with the objective of increasing new STEM teachers prepared to work with diverse students in high needs schools and giving them the resources to do so successfully through innovative coursework, targeted field experiences and mentorship support.