Global Math Week

“Exploding Dots” From Coast to Coast

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During the first annual Global Math Week, beginning October 10, 2017, a million and a half students experienced Exploding Dots, a refreshing and powerful mathematical approach to arithmetic and algebra developed by founding team member James Tanton and regularly described by students and teachers alike as “mind-blowing.” Here is how members of the MTC community across the country celebrated Global Math Week:

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2018 MTCircular.


Touching Infinity

Hyperbinary numbers and fraction trees

Listen, Share, Play

Lessons from preschool for problem solving

Tiling with Pentagons

Exploring newly discovered math

Locked Out

A breakout box session for your Circle

Bolognese Wins Statewide Teaching Award

Columbus MTC leader was recognized by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Finkel, Jones Present at International Conferences

Two MTC leaders present in Australia and Colombia

Shubin Honored with Mary P. Dolciani Award

MTC Network leader honored for bringing Math Circles to new communities

Engle, Danforth-Clayson Win Rosenthal Prize

Bay Area MTC members win national math curriculum writing contest

Dispatches from the Circles

Local updates from across the country

A Note from AIM

A commitment to ourselves, our students, and each other


Special events, recognitions, careers