Sharon Rosenboom, M.S.
Instructor in Mathematics Education
M.S., Florida State University
B.A., Dordt College
VPH 311 A
As a member of the Northwestern College faculty since 2009, Professor Rosenboom teaches introductory mathematics courses as well as elementary and secondary math methods courses for pre-service teachers. She holds a master's degree in mathematics education and a bachelor's degree in elementary education with a specialization in special education. With 15 years of teaching experience in Christian elementary, middle school, and special education classrooms, she enjoys sharing her interests in mathematics, in Christian education, and in helping teachers meet the needs of diverse students.
- Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers A study of those topics necessary and helpful for competent and enthusiastic teaching of mathematics in the elementary school, including some history of mathematics, development of number systems, number bases, sets, logic & reasoning, geometry, data analysis, and probability. Prerequisite: C- or better in MAT090, an ACT math score of 20 or above (SAT 480 or above), or a passing score on MAT090 placement exam. Course enrollment is limited to elementary education majors only and does not count toward a math major or minor. (3 credits) (IGE option under Quantitative Reasoning)
- College Algebra
- Methods of Teaching Secondary School Mathematics
Methods of Teaching Secondary School Mathematics Content, techniques and materials for teaching mathematics at the secondary or junior high level. Prerequisite: junior or senior class standing. Does not count toward a math major or minor. (2 credits, alternate years, consult department)
- Teaching Mathematics
Teaching Mathematics A study of materials, lesson design, methods, and procedures for the teaching of mathematics at the elementary and middle school levels are the primary points of study for this course. Prerequisite: admission to the teacher education program. A ten hour practicum experience is a key component of this course. (3 credits)
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics