Have you ever
thought about teaching science or mathematics? Join the NAUTeach learning
community to connect with others who want to learn more about the teaching
Get help with
challenging courses that are part of your major by engaging in student study
groups and working with NAUTeach Master Teachers. The NAUTeach learning
community sponsors group activities and advising along with a serious inquiry
into exploring the teaching profession.
Seats in certain
high-demand classes will be reserved for NAUTeach learning community residents.
Your adviser will help you enroll in these courses, which you will attend with
other members of your learning community. Visit priority enrollment to find out more about enrollment and
advising. Seats will be reserved in:
TSM 101 - Step One: Inquiry Approaches to Learning
Students explore the teaching profession through observations and
teaching science or mathematics lessons in elementary classrooms. Under the
guidance of a Master Teacher and working in a team, you will observe an
elementary classroom and be supported in the planning and teaching of three
inquiry-based science or mathematics lessons in grades 3-6.
MAT 125 - Precalculus Mathematics (depending on major)
This course covers the concepts of function, graphs, absolute value,
linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric
functions, and systems of equations, in addition to analytic geometry. Students
in the learning community who qualify for this course will be enrolled in the
same class section.
MAT 136 - Calculus Mathematics (depending on major)
Building on the foundations of precalculus, this course covers the
calculus of one variable including basic concepts, interpretations, techniques,
and applications of differentiation and integration. Students in the learning
community who qualify for this course will be enrolled in the same class
PHY 101- Introduction to Physics (depending on major)
This course introduces students to physical principles, reasoning, and
problem-solving techniques for students not meeting the prerequisites for PHY
111 or 161.
PHY 161 -University Physics I (depending on major)
First course in the three-semester introductory physics sequence.
Past activities and events
learning community residents can take advantage of exciting and meaningful
activities planned for them by their community mentor and hall staff. Past
events that were held in the NAUTeach include:
Meet other learning community residents and discuss future activities
Students will visit schools in Northern Arizona so they can have the
opportunity to work with K-12 students and teachers from different backgrounds
Interaction with classroom teachers
Students can participate in informal dinner meetings and socials with
practicing classroom teachers to learn more about the field they are pursuing.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in structured study
groups for difficult classes supported by upper division students and mentor
Discuss your schedule, future academic plans and career options with an
expert in your field.