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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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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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February 16, 2017 Recap: Cryptography

On February 16th, Dr. Sharon Robbert from Trinity Christian College led our second meeting of 2017. The topic was Cryptography and Dr. Robbert led our group on a classical Whodunit mystery. Throughout the session, we learned how to use different … Continue reading

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October Meeting Recap

“Origami is such a great way to get your hands dirty with Math!” -Tom Hull in Between the Folds The Southwest Chicago Math Teachers’ Circle had the privilege of having Dr. Mary Webster Moore lead our October Meeting. Mary recently … Continue reading

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Highlights from Southwest Chicago Math Teachers Circle Call-Out Event!

“Twist, Twist, Rotate, Twist, Rotate, Twist, Twist.”  These were familiar words for the 22 attendees of the Southwest Chicago Math Teachers Circle launch event on Thursday, May 12.  Classroom teachers from grades 5-12 joined with university faculty members for an … Continue reading

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