James Lynn

James Lynn

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education
Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program
Executive Director of High School Development , University of Illinois at Chicago


James Lynn is the executive director of high school development at the University of Illinois-Chicago, where he formerly served as the director of mathematics curriculum development for the Office of High School Development. He was also project manager for the New Leaders for New Schools project and was the manager of high school mathematics for Chicago Public Schools in the Office of Mathematics and Science. From 1999 to 2005 he was mathematics department chair and instructor at Northside College Preparatory High School, and from 1993 to 1999 he was mathematics department chair and instructor at Foreman High School in Chicago.



Year Degree Institution
2004 MA, Educational Leadership Northeastern Illinois University
1994 MEd, Secondary Education DePaul University
1989 BS, Civil Engineering University of Notre Dame
1989 BS, English University of Notre Dame



MS_ED 414

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

MS_ED 451

Topics in Teaching and Learning: Probability and Statistics for the Classroom

MS_ED 457

Methods & Techniques: Mathematics The course introduces teaching and learning strategies that aid course participants in becoming effective educators in the secondary school setting. Emphasizing current research, the course is a comprehensive study of teaching methods in mathematics. Lesson and unit planning and assessment of student learning are elements of the seminar.

MS_ED 489

Student Teaching: Math / Science This seminar is designed to enrich the student teaching experience through whole class and small group discussions. Readings, assignments and guest speakers will enrich this course and provide participants with opportunities for reflection, sharing, and problem solving of issues encountered in the classroom. The course is consistent with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards and Northwestern University’s Conceptual Framework.


Topics in Teaching and Learning: Probability and Statistics for the Classroom


Methods & Techniques: Secondary Mathematics Analysis of literature, research, and teaching methodologies related to the content area. Focuses on learning experiences, methods, and educational techniques appropriate for middle and high school students. Concurrent registration in 378 or 379 required.


Student Teaching Seminar: Math/Science

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