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A touch of infinity, pentagon tilings, lessons from preschool, and an escape room adventure.


A 2,000yearold problem, patterns in musical scales, introducing social issues through math, and more!


Symmetries in quilt blocks, lottery scams, and a physical experience of √2.


Featuring a tasty classroom lesson on fractions. Plus: how teachers + mathematicians benefit from MTCs.

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Page 4: A Teacher and a Mathematician
 Anderson, R. (2007). Being a mathematics learner: Four faces of identity. Mathematics Educator, 17(1), 7–14.
 Cobb, P., Gresal , M., & Hodge, L. L. (2009). An interpretive scheme for analyzing the identities that students develop in mathematics classrooms. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 40, 40–68. doi: 10.2307/40539320
 Cohen, J. L. (2010). Getting recognised: Teachers negotiating professional identities as learners through talk. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26, 473–481. doi: 10.1016/j. tate.2009.06.005
 Hendrickson, K. A. (2016). (Doctoral dissertation). Math Teachers’ Circles: The effects of a professional development community on mathematics teachers’ identities. Retrieved from Ebscohost. (EACCD63BC675FBD1)
 Martin, D. B. (2000). Mathematics success and failure among AfricanAmerican youth: The roles of sociohistorical context, community forces, school influence, and individual agency. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
 National Research Council (2001). Adding it up: Helping children learn mathematics. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Page 8: A Circle in the Delta

Page 10: Spot It!

Page 13: Freeing the Clones
 Freeing the Clones, a Numberphile video featuring Dr. Zvezda Stankova (UC Berkeley).
 Session materials:

Page 19: Opportunities
 The Global Math Project aims to engage a million students and teachers around the world during Global Math Week 2017.
 Rosenthal Prize: applications are now open for a $25,000 prize for innovation and inspiration in math teaching.
 Presidential Awards: applications are now open for the nation’s highest honor for math and science teachers.
 Great Hearts Academies is hiring mathematics faculty and apprentice teachers.
