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Remember RSVP for our November Meeting!

Just another reminder that our next Math Teachers’ Circle Meeting will be Monday, November 20th from 6:00-8:30 pm at Saint Xavier University. Dinner is provided so please RSVP (by November 16th) here: http://bit.ly/MTCNov2017 Advertisements

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October 16th Meeting Recap: Frogs and Toads

The Southwest Math Circle had the privilege of having Dr. Peter Tingley of Loyola University Chicago lead our October 16th Meeting at Trinity Christian College. Peter first had us do a warm-up problem to start a conversation about strategies for … Continue reading

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Upcoming free online course on Transformations in Plane Geometry!

Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know about an upcoming free online course offered by the Park City Math Institute: Online Course: Geometry Transformed! Dates: November 7 – December 5 Description: A five-week course for teachers who want to deepen their … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to RSVP for our Meeting Next Week!

Hi everyone, Don’t forget to RSVP for our next Math Teachers’ Circle Meeting on Monday, October 16th 6pm-8:30pm at Trinity Christian College. Please consider joining us for an evening of collaboration and hands-on problem-solving guided by college faculty members and fellow … Continue reading

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September 18th Meeting Recap

At the MTC meeting in September, we investigated the symmetry within certain shapes.  We started with a discussion of the symmetry groups Dn and Zn and discovered many shapes which have these symmetry groups (using physical shapes).  Then we were … Continue reading

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August Workshop Recap!

We had great fun exploring rich mathematics during our August Workshop!! We started the morning working on Freeing the Clones which led to a discussion about the concept of infinity and productive struggle! Later we learned about using “Exploding Dots” … Continue reading

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Remember to RSVP for our Free August Workshop!

Happy summer everyone! Remember to RSVP for our Free Math Teachers’ Circle Workshop on August 2nd 9am-7pm at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL! This is a great way to get ready for the next school year and earn lots of CPDU … Continue reading

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