The Triangle Math Teachers’ Circle welcomes anybody interested in the teaching profession, at any level, with an interest in learning and practicing the pedagogical approaches of math circles aimed at the development of creative problem-solving skills through interactive and fun activities.

 The initiative is hosted by the Department of Mathematics at North Carolina State University and is supported by a grant from the American Institute of Mathematics. The Teachers’ circle collaborates with the Chapel Hill Math Circle for K-12 students and is a member organization of the Math Teachers’ Circle Network and the North Carolina Network of Math Teachers’ Circles.

Triangle Math Teachers’ Circle logo: thanks to Professor Mark McCombs

Full Day Workshop at NCSU Saturday, Feb 1st, 2020

  • More information here: visible-math-at-ncsu-febuary-1-2019-2
  • Where: SAS Hall, NCSU
  • When: Saturday, February 1, 9:30-3:30
  • Who: Math Teachers of all kinds: K-12, public, charter, private, homeschool, preservice, retired, as well as math and math education students, parents
  • What: Two sessions:
    • “The Watermelon Problem – Slicing and Dicing with Lines and Planes” with Linda Green, Department of Math at UNC, Chapel Hill.
    • “Imaging: the science (and mathematics) of seeing what is invisible to others” with  Arvind Saibaba, Department of Math, NCSU
  • Schedule:
    • 9:30 -10:00  registrations, snacks
    • 10:00-12:15 first workshop (Linda) SAS 2102
    • 12:15-1:15 lunch break  SAS 4104 (we will provide lunch)
    • 1:15 – 3:30 second workshop (Arvind) SAS 2102
  • Notes: there will be lunch provided. Professional development certificates will be offered.
  • Contact: Irina Kogan (iakogan “at” ncsu.edu)
  • Register HERE!

Pi Day Workshop, March 14 10AM-Noon, Chapel Hill Library

Join us as we celebrate the most amazing circle constant! This workshop is for math teachers of all kinds, parents, and supervised school aged children. We will have art, math puzzles and games, and learn something about pi. Register here: bit.ly/TMTCPiDay2020

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Photos and materials of past workshops.

How Playing with Math Helps Teachers Empathize with Students by Katrina Schwartz

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