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East Texas Math Teachers' Circle

The East Texas Math Teachers' Circle (ETMTC) is an opportunity for mathematics teachers to rediscover their love for mathematics by exploring problem solving with SFA mathematics faculty.  Emphasis is placed on the development of problem solving strategies that can then be taken back to the mathematics classroom.  The ETMTC is open to all interested mathematics teachers: high school, middle school, elementary school, public school, private school, home school, and student teachers. Free to attend and no RSVP is required. Come join in and don't miss the fun!
National Association of Math Circles
The East Texas Math Teachers' Circle is a program of Stephen F. Austin State University, partially funded by the National Security Agency via the National Assoication of Math Circles, a program of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute.
CPE and G/T credits available.

Upcoming Meetings:  
During the fall and spring semesters, the ETMTC will meet one Tuesday evening per month. Dinner will be provided at 5:30 PM and the problem solving sessions will follow until 8:00 PM. Meetings will be located in the SFA Math Building in Room 123, unless otherwise indicated with **.

2016-2017 Academic Year
 Date Program Facilitator Menu
September 13, 2016 Mangling Triangles: What's the Best Way to Split a Triangle? Dr. Keith Hubbard Mediterranean
October 11, 2016 **Criss-Cross, at Henderson Middle School** Dr. Clint Richardson Jalapeno Tree
November 15, 2016 The Language of Functions and Graphs Dr. Tom Judson Napoli's (Italian)
December 6, 2016 The Mathematics of Apportionment (and Electoral Votes) Dr. Jonathan Mitchell Chinese
January 17, 2017  Matching Problems Dr. Jeremy Becnel


February 7, 2017  

Dr. Jacqueline Jensen-Vallin,

Lamar University

March 21, 2017 **at Henderson Middle School** Dr. Greg Miller TBD
May 23, 2017   TBA  

Past Sessions

 Dates   Program Facilitator
September 2, 2014  Really Big Numbers and Other Problems
inspired by math books for kids
Dr. Jane Long
October 7, 2014  Exploding Dots Dr. Lesa Beverly
November 11, 2014  Polygon Differencing Dr. Phil Yasskin, TAMU
December 9, 2014  Mathematical Ringers Dr. Matt Beauregard
January 13, 2015 Analysis of Algorithms Dr. Jeremy Becnel
February 10, 2015  Piles and Holes Dr. Debbie Pace
March 3, 2015  Folding Corners and Reasoning Dr. Bill Clark
April 21, 2015  The Art Gallery Problem Kaitlyn Phillipson, TAMU
May 26, 2015  Making Change with Polynomials Dr. Greg Miller
September 1, 2015  Parents, Children, and Pascal's Triangle Dr. Jane Long
October 6, 2015  King Arthur's Table Dr. Clint Richardson
November 10, 2015  A Knight's Tour Dr. Marcus Webb
December 8, 2015 How Does Google Rank All of Those Pages?   Dr. Keith Hubbard
January 19, 2016 A Candy Sharing Game Dr. Jeremy Becnel
February 23, 2016  Hyperbolic Soccerballs Dr. Frank Sottile, TAMU  
April 1, 2016
Texas MAA meeting at SFASU Dr. Paul Zeitz, University
of San Francisco

April 19, 2016

The Mathematics of Sharing
Dr. Jonathan Mitchell
May 24, 2016 May the Fourth Be With You! Dr. Lynn Greenleaf

For more information, contact Dr. Jane Long at longjh (at) sfasu (dot) edu.