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Polygons & prejudice 2.0

Reflections from Anne: In 2016, Tara T. Craig (University of Texas) and I adapted Vi Hart and Nicky Case’s “Parable of the Polygons” (2014) for a Math Teachers’ Circle activity to consider the dynamics of a polygon neighborhood. In the neighborhood, polygons preferred having neighbors who were like them. Triangles enjoyed having other Triangles as neighbors, and Squares enjoyed having other

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Article

A Teacher and a Mathematician

A Math Teachers’ Circle immersion workshop is an intensive experience focused on mathematics and creating community. Recommended as the first “big event” for a new Math Teachers’ Circle, an immersion workshop has enormous potential to affect teachers’ beliefs about themselves, their mathematics abilities, and the nature of mathematics—or their mathematics identity. The MTC immersion experience puts teachers in the sometimes

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Math Communities Blog

Each week, we update our blog with a detailed look into a math activity as well as an article showing a unique look into math education and online learning. Posts added Thursdays at 7pm PT (Los Angeles Timezone).

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Math Circular

Coming in late 2020! The semi-annual Math Circular magazine collects stories, activities, and experiences from math professionals nationwide. 

While waiting for the first issue of the Math Circular, you can browse back issues of the previous version of our magazine, the MTCircular, which was published from 2011 to 2019.

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