# East Columbus High School Math Department

Welcome to East Columbus High School's Mathematics Department. The department's three staff members work to bring math to life for the students who love math and for those who take a little longer to grasp its principles. ECHS offers Math I, Math II, Math III, Pre-Calculus and SREB/Math IV.

"Education is not the learning of facts, but training of the mind to think.

*Albert Einstein*

### Whitney Edwards

Mrs. Edwards teaches Math I, Math II and Math III as well as Pre-Calculus and Math-Ready SREB. She holds a bachelor's degree in math education from East Carolina University. This is her ninth year at ECHS.

### Sarah McPherson

Mrs. McPherson teaches Math I and Math II. She holds a bachelor's degree in general education from North Carolina State University. This is her fourth year at ECHS.

### Christina Holland

Mrs. Holland teaches Math 3, Pre-Calculus and SREB/Math IV. She holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics education and a master's degree in secondary education. This is her second year at ECHS.

### Math I

1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others 4. Model with mathematics 5. Use appropriate tools strategically. 6. Attend to precision. 7. Look for and make use of structure. 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

### Math II

Standards for Math II include: 1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others 4. Model with mathematics 5. Use appropriate tools strategically. 6. Attend to precision. 7. Look for and make use of structure. 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

### Math III

Standards for Math III include: 1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others 4. Model with mathematics 5. Use appropriate tools strategically. 6. Attend to precision. 7. Look for and make use of structure. 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

### Pre-Calculus

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