AIM Math Teachers’ Circle – San Jose
Welcome to the AIM Math Teachers’ Circle in San Jose! We are a professional community of teachers and mathematicians who love solving fun, challenging math problems. Founded in 2006 at the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM), the AIM Math Teachers’ Circle is the original member of the national Math Teachers’ Circle Network. Participation in the Math Teachers’ Circle is always free, and always includes lunch or dinner.
2016-17 Meeting Schedule
- Tue Sept 13, 2016, 5-8 PM
- Hidefumi Katsuura (SJSU), “Beautiful Polyhedra”
- Sat Sep 24, 2016, 9 AM – 12 PM
- Tue Oct 11, 2016, 5-8 PM
- Tom Davis, “Mastermind”
- Sat Oct 29, 2016, 9 AM – 12 PM
- Joshua Zucker, “The Mad Veterinarian”
- Tue Nov 8, 2016, 5-8 PM
- Gordon Hamilton (MathPickle), “The Puzzles of Politics”
- Tue Jan 10, 2017, 5-8 PM
- Joshua Zucker, “Tessellating Pentagons”
- Tue Feb 14, 5-8 PM
- Tatiana Shubin (SJSU), “What’s easier – (simple) counting, geometry, or algebra?”
- Sat Feb 25, 9 AM – 12 PM
- Brian Conrey, “Rock, Paper, Scissors”
- Tue Mar 14, 5-8 PM
- Sat Mar 25, 9 AM – 12 PM
- Alan Schoenfeld (UC Berkeley), “Teaching for Robust Understanding” (handout)
- Tue Apr 11, 5-8 PM
To view our previous years’ activities, please visit our archive.
July 10-14, 2017: Immersion Workshop
The AIM MTC, in collaboration with the Bay Area MTC Network, offers a free residential summer workshop for math teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Spend a week immersed in mathematics, gain hands-on experience with problem solving practices, and make connections with local teachers and mathematicians!
American Institute of Mathematics, 600 E. Brokaw Rd., San Jose, CA 95112. We are on the second floor of the Fry’s Electronics Home Office (on the other side of the building from the Fry’s store entrance). You can park anywhere in the Fry’s lot adjacent to Brokaw Rd.
Hana Silverstein, AIM Special Projects Assistant, hana (at) aimath . org
Brian Conrey, American Institute of Mathematics
Tom Davis, San Jose Math Circle
Mary Fay-Zenk, Miller Middle School (retired)
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University
Hana Silverstein, American Institute of Mathematics
Josh Zucker, Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival