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Workshop

Bay Area Circle for Teachers August 04, 2008 - August 08, 2008
Registration Deadline: August 08, 2008 over 5 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: May 04, 2008 almost 6 years ago
Location: Baker Board Room
Organizers Tatiana Shubin (San Jose State University) and Joshua Zucker (Castilleja School)
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Description

The aim of Bay Area Circle for Teachers Workshop is to equip educators with an effective problem-solving approach to teaching mathematics. This style of learning is based on the math circle environment that has proven to be successful for students around the world. The program will immerse a group of interested middle and high school mathe teachers in engaging mathematics and expose them to a dynamic style of classroom presentation. Participants will come away with a variety of resources, lesson modules, and a renewed sense of appreciation for the fascinating world of mathematics. Teachers will also be eligible for continuing education credit, professional development units, or college course credits. The participants will be subsidized with housing, texts, and a stipend of $100/day for each day of the workshop they attend. Applications will be evaluated on a first-come first-served basis, and spaces are filling up fast, so please apply soon! Updated Schedule (PDF) List of Resources Recommended by Speakers and Participants (PDF)