2019 Joint Mathematics Meeting

Dates: January 17-19, 2019
Location: Baltimore, MD

 

Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, January 17
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: MAA Mini Course: How to Run Successful Math Circles for Students and Teachers, Part A

Friday, January 18
10:40 am – 10:55 am: Math Enrichment program for underserved 4th and 5th graders
1:40 pm – 1:55 pm: Math Circles of Inquiry
2:40 pm -2:55 pm: PROMYS Math Circles and PROMYS Math Circles Girls
1:00 pm – 5:15 pm: MAA Session on It’s Circular: Conjecture, Compute, Iterate
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Business Meeting
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Math Circles Reception

Saturday, January 19
8:00 am – 10:00 am: MAA Mini Course: How to Run Successful Math Circles for Students and Teachers, Part B
10:30 am – 12:00 pm: Math Wrangle
11:00 am – 11:15 am: Girls Math Club: Connecting Female Math Majors with Middle School Girls
1:00 pm – 2:20 pm: Math Circle Demonstration

 

 

MAA Minicourse

How to Run Successful Math Circles for Students and Teachers
(Pre-registration required)
Part A: Thursday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Part B: Saturday, 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Holiday Ballroom 2, Second Floor, Hilton

Presented by:
Jane H. Long, Stephen F. Austin State University, Gabriella Pinter, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and Diana White, University of Colorado Denver and National Association of Math Circles

Participants should be well on their way to starting their own Math Circle after this course. This course is sponsored by SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers (SIGMAA-MCST).

 

Friday, January 18

  • 10:40 am – 10:55 am
    A math enrichment program for underserved 4th and 5th grade students.
    Room 305, BCC
    Ryan Roger Moruzzi Jr.,
    University of California, Riverside
  • 1:40 pm – 1:55 pm
    Math Circles of Inquiry
    Room 339, BCC
    Ryan Ganter, St. John Fisher College
  • 2:40 pm – 2:55 pm
    PROMYS Math Circles and PROMYS Math Circles Girls
    Room 303, BCC
    Li-Mei Lim, Boston University
  • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
    SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Business Meeting
    Room 306, BCC
    Thomas Clark, Dordt College
  • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Math Circles Reception
    Sliders Bar and Grill
    504 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21230

 

1:00 pm – 5:15 pm
MAA Session on It’s Circular: Conjecture, Compute, Iterate
Room 306, BCC
Organizers:
Thomas J. Clark, Dordt College and James Taylor, Math Circles Collaborative of New Mexico

  • 1:00 pm
    Grids in the Circle
    Gabriella A Pinter and Istvan G Lauko University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • 1:20 pm
    Nim and Jim – Solving Combinatorial Games through Data Collection, Conjecture, and Proof
    Paul Ellis, Manhattanville College; Sam Coskey, Boise State University, and Japheth Wood, Bard College
  • 1:40 pm
    “Math Taught the Right Way”: Curriculum from Overseas, Adapted to the U.S. Educational Reality and Implemented Parallel to the Berkeley Math Circle
    Zvezdelina Entcheva Stankova, University of California at Berkeley and
    Berkeley Math Circle
  • 2:00 pm
    The Number Machine
    Thomas J Clark, Dordt College
  • 2:20 pm
    The Combinatorics of SET (the card game)
    Maya Schwartz, Bard College
  • 2:40 pm
    Bulgarian Solitaire – Understanding combinatorial patterns through data collection, conjecture, and proof
    Samuel Coskey, Boise State University;
    Paul Ellis, Manhattanville College; and Japheth Wood, Bard College
  • 3:00 pm
    The Community Alliance for Mathematics
    Aris Winger, Georgia Gwinnett College/Mathematicians of Color Alliance; Brianna Donaldson, American Institute of Mathematics/Math Teachers’ Circle Network; Mark Saul, Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival; Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University/Alliance of Indigenous Math Circles; and Diana White, University of Colorado Denver/National Association of Math Circles
  • 3:20 pm
    Minimum Volume between a Surface and its Tangent Plane
    Philip B. Yasskin, Texas A&M University
  • 3:40 pm
    A new book in the Mathematical Circles Library series – Mathematics: Rhyme and Reason
    Mel Currie, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 4:00 pm
    What I Learned About Sharing Long After Kindergarten
    Matthew G Jones, Cal State University Dominguez Hills
  • 4:20 pm
    Equidistant Dot on Grid
    Rebin Abdulkader Muhammad, Ohio Univeristy
  • 4:40 pm
    The Coastal Paradox
    T. T. Craig, Coastal Carolina University
  • 5:00 pm
    My favorite math circle: Zendo
    Philip DeOrsey, Westfield State University

 

Saturday, January 19

  • 10:30 am- 12:00 pm
    Math Wrangle
    Room 322, BCC
    Ed Keppelmnn, University of Nevada Reno
    Phil Yasskin, Texas A & M Univeristy
  • 11:00 am – 11:15 am
    Girl’s Math Club: Connecting Female Math Majors With Middle School Girls
    Room 303, BCC
    Lauren L Rose, Bard College
  • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    Math Circle Demonstration
    Room 322, BCC
    Sarah Bryant, Dickinson College
    Lance Bryant, Shippensburg University