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Joshua Zucker, "Intro to Problem Solving"

Video Library

What is a Math Teachers’ Circle meeting like? We recommend you check out our video library of “classic” math sessions.

An Introduction to Problem Solving

This session gets at the heart of Math Teachers’ Circle: becoming comfortable with not knowing how to solve a problem.

Grid Power

A sheet of grid paper and a simple counting question reveal some deep mathematical surprises.

Exploding Dots

An imaginary counting machine explodes teachers’ preconceptions about arithmetic.

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What Makes a Good Problem?

Watch MTC leaders Chris Bolognese, Fawn Nguyen, Paul Zeitz, and Joshua Zucker discuss this question in this Educator Innovator webinar.


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Start a Circle

Our Organizer Toolkit contains a wealth of materials to help you start a successful, self-sustaining MTC. Our seed grant program provides start-up funding to selected Circles.

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Math Teachers' Circle Network shared Coastal Carolina University Math Teachers' Circle's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

We heard about the The Global Math Project at #JMM2017. The first Global Math Week will happen this October, and we're already familiar with the topic because it's Exploding Dots! Also, our spring dates for our MTC are: Saturday 2/4, (updated) Thursday 3/23 , and Friday 4/28. Mark your calendars now!

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Check out slides from the #JMM17 presentation by Coastal Carolina University Math Teachers' Circle leaders Tara Craig & Anne Ho. ... See MoreSee Less

Tara and Anne had lots of fun presenting at #JMM2017! For all interested parties, our slides can be found here:

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