Math Communities

Students, parents, and educators coming together to play with math!

With many schools currently closed due to COVID-19, educators and mathematicians worldwide are providing materials for students, teachers, and families to continue engaging with mathematics from their homes. We are highlighting online events that are free and interactive, and that have a primary focus on building community through sharing joyful mathematics. Please enjoy these events, spread the word, and let us know about more events to add!

-American Institute of Mathematics

Joyful Math Online Calendar

Free, interactive online events to encourage joyful math learning and teaching!
Fill out this form to add your events to our Online Calendar.

Joyful Math Event Series

Looking for More?

Check out the collection of joyful math resources from James Tanton’s G’Day Math,
 and the wonderful
MoMath Online events from our friends at the National Museum of Mathematics.

K-12 Math Programs

The American Institute of Mathematics offers a suite of engagement programs designed to build community through bringing joyful, meaningful mathematics to K-12 students, educators, and families.​

National Association of Math Circles

Audience: K-12 students and teachers/mathematics professionals

Description: Math Circles are communities of students and educators who meet regularly to explore, discover, and get excited about mathematics through problem-solving. The National Association of Math Circles connects local math circles throughout the U.S.


Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

Audience: K-12 students, teachers, and families

Description: JRMF supports locally organized festivals that inspire K–12 students, their teachers, and their families to celebrate mathematics together through collaborative, creative problem-solving. 


Math Teachers' Circle Network

Audience: K-12 and higher-education mathematics professionals

Description: Math Teachers’ Circles (MTCs) are communities of K-12 and higher-education mathematics professionals who meet regularly to explore mathematics together. The Math Teachers’ Circle Network connects locally organized MTCs throughout the U.S.


Math monday

Audience: K-12 students and parents/community volunteers

Description: Math Monday is a weekly drop-in lunchtime or after-school activity where students play with games, puzzles and manipulatives that help build their math skills.


Global Math Project

Audience: K-12 students and teachers/mathematics professionals

Description: The Global Math Project is a worldwide movement committed to inspiring educators everywhere to ignite and sustain in their students a love for learning mathematics, through a series of “Global Math Weeks” and supporting classroom materials.


Alliance of Indigenous Math Circles

Audience: Indigenous K-12 students and their teachers

Description: The Alliance of Indigenous Math Circles is a global and inclusive community of Math Circles supporting Indigenous students and their teachers. 


About Us

The American Institute of Mathematics (AIM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit mathematics research institute funded by the National Science Foundation and based in San Jose, CA. Our mission is to advance mathematics through collaboration. Learn more at

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