The East Texas Math Teachers’ Circle provides teachers and math enthusiasts with opportunities to explore rich, open-ended mathematical questions as they develop and discuss problem-solving skills. Events are free and professional development (CPE and G/T) credits are available. For more information, contact Dr. Jane Long at email@example.com.
Fall 2020 schedule
Meetings will occur 6 to 8 p.m. via Zoom. Access to each meeting will be provided to participants who register in advance. The information below is being updated as it becomes available.
Sept. 15: "A Math Without Words Puzzle"
Led by: Dr. Jane Long
In this session, we’ll investigate a puzzle with no description or instructions. Intrigued? Join us for this mysterious session to kick off a new academic year. The mathematics we encounter will be accessible for all.
Oct. 13: "Adventures in Voting"
Led by: Dr. Keith Hubbard
First, we will look at voting districts and how they can be selected to maximize the representation of a party. We will use math to investigate what is really happening.
Then, we will move to the Electoral College, used for presidential elections, and look at mathematical strategies for winning an election.
Nov. 10: Topic TBD
Led by: Dr. Jonathan Mitchell