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Striking the Right Chord: Math Circles Promote (Joyous) Professional Growth

  • Lance Bryant
  • Sarah BryantEmail author
  • Diana White
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Part of the Association for Women in Mathematics Series book series (AWMS, volume 18)

Abstract

Math Circles are extracurricular programs organized by mathematicians, aimed at introducing K-12 students or teachers to novel and interesting mathematics in a collaborative environment. While other authors have discussed the impact of Math Circles on participants, this article explores ways that Math Circles have substantial impact on the professional growth of faculty involved. We hope our experiences and commentary will inspire more faculty to become involved with Math Circles both locally and nationally.

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© The Author(s) and the Association for Women in Mathematics 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Shippensburg UniversityShippensburgUSA
  2. 2.Dickinson CollegeCarlisleUSA
  3. 3.University of Colorado DenverDenverUSA

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