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Workshops:  2017-18:

Monday November 20, 5-7, Candy Cane Algebra, Dr. Kim Johnson, room D-2, Sterling Montessori, Morrisville;   Heavy appetizers will be served.   Sterling Montessori is approximately 30 minutes from Raleigh and Chapel Hill/Durham.

Did you know you can do algebra with candy cane wreaths?  Or more accurately, with their symmetries.  Come and enjoy a session of creating candy cane holiday decorations and discussing the mathematics behind the way you can rotate and flip them.  

Tuesday January 16, 5:30-7:30, Creative Problem Solving, Dr. Jere Confrey, 407 Gorman St. Raleigh

Saturday February 24, 10-12, Mathematics of Set, Martha Bizzell and Dr. Kim Johnson, Chapel Hill Library

Saturday April 14, 10-12, Topics We Hate to Teach, Dr. Irina Kogan, NCSU campus

For more info, contact: trianglemtc@gmail.com

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The Triangle Math Teachers’ Circle is an initiative hosted by the Department of Mathematics at North Carolina State University. It welcomes anybody interested in the teaching profession, at any level, with an interest in learning and practicing the pedagogical approaches of math circles as they pertain to creative problem-solving. This project collaborates with the Chapel Hill Math Circle and is a member organization of the Math Teachers’ Circle Network and the North Carolina Network of Math Teachers’ Circles.

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