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Statement from the Math Teachers’ Circle Network

Dear MTC Leaders, The American Institute of Mathematics and the Math Teachers’ Circle Network stand in solidarity with the Black community and with peaceful protesters across the nation and the world in outrage, grief, and despair over the brutal police … Continued

Announcing The Math Circular / Call For Submissions

As part of AIM’s efforts to support closer connections among the MTC Network, the student Math Circles of the National Association of Math Circles, and other allied programs, we have decided to reimagine our long-running magazine, the MTCircular, into a … Continued

Picciotto Honored with Pólya Award

Henri Picciotto (, a math education consultant and frequent guest leader at the AIM Math Teachers’ Circle, received the 2016 George Pólya Award from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The Pólya Award is given for articles of expository excellence … Continued

Lomas Publishes MTC-Related Lesson Plan

“Grid Paper Exploration,” by Randy Lomas (Harvest Park Middle School and AIM Math Teachers’ Circle), was recently published in the California Mathematics Council ComMuniCator. In the article, Lomas describes a middle school exploration of a favorite MTC problem that involves … Continued

Borchelt, Faughn Present at ICME

Nathan Borchelt and Axelle Faughn (Western Carolina University and Smoky Mountain MTC) were selected to present at the International Congress on Mathematical Education in Hamburg, Germany, in July 2016. International Congresses are held every four years and offer a unique … Continued