Starting up in the Fall

The Middlebury Math Teachers’ Circle will meet at MIddlebury College on the first Thursday of the month, October – December and February – May, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm (including dinner, which will be provided). To register, fill out this form.

Summer Workshop

The Circle held a three-day immersion workshop at Middlebury College August 6 – 8, 2019. Here’s what we did:

Discussing straightedge and compass constructions in the “Problems from Antiquity” session.
Tuesday August 6Wednesday August 7Thursday August 8
9:00Welcome
Superfactorials
Diana White
Welcome
Straighten it Out
Greg Petrics

Welcome
Big Numbers
Dan Velleman
10:30Break
Superfactorials cont.
Break
Measuring Symmetry
Priscilla Bremser
Break
Big Numbers cont.
12:00LunchLunchLunch
1:00Problems from Antiquity
George Ashline
Symmetry cont.Farey Fractions
Pete Schumer
2:45BreakBreakBreak
3:00Permutations
Greg Warrington
Different Sizes of Infinity
Michael Olinick
Wrap-up
Evaluations
4:45Wrap-upWrap-up
5:00DepartDepartDepart

The workshop was made possible by Middlebury College and the Math Teachers’ Circle Network, a project of the American Institute of Mathematics.

Thanks to the MTC Network, Diana White assisted us during the workshop. Diana is the Director of the National Association of Math Circles, and has conducted a Math Teachers’ Circle in Colorado since 2010. She is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education at the University of Colorado, Denver.

Our other guest presenters were George Ashline from St. Michael’s College, Michael Olinick and Peter Schumer from Middlebury College, Greg Petrics from NVU-Johnson (and Middlebury graduate), and Greg Warrington from UVM.