MathFest 2013

Dates: August 1 – 3, 2013
Location: Hartford, CT

MathFest Website

MathFest Flyer


Wednesday, July 31

  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Grand Opening Exhibit Hall Reception – NAMC booth open!

Thursday, August 1

  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Exhibit Hall Open – NAMC booth open!
  • 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm, SIGMAA MCST Session: “Math Circles: Best Practices.” Convention Center # 17.
    • A Sampler of Math Circle Problems. James Tanton, MAA
    • Math (Circles) Magic!. Cheryll Crowe, Eastern Kentucky University
    • Two Circle Projects. Elgin Johnston, Iowa State University
    • Circle in a Plane: Can Math Circle Activities be done with Tablets? Paul Andrew Zeitz, University of San Francisco
    • More Games for Little Wranglers. Edward C Keppelmann, University of Nevada Reno.
    • “I Need a Drink of Water!”: 10 Things to Think About When Working with Elementary Math Circle Students. Brandy Wiegers, National Association of Math Circles.
    • Albany Area Math Circle: Building a Mathematical Community. Gili Rusak, Albany Area Math Circle.
    • Developing Collaborative Lesson Plans for Math Enrichment. Lauren Rose, Bard College; Beth Goldberg, Linden Avenue Middle School, Red Hook, NY; Joy Sebesta, Bard College.
    • Northern Colorado Math Teachers’ Circle. Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado; Katherine Morrison, University of Northern Colorado; Cathleen Craviotto, University of Northern Colorado.
    • What Happens in the Classroom of Math Teachers’ Circle Participants? Diana White, University of Colorado Denver
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Town Meeting on Minority Participation in Mathematics, Ballroom B.
  • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, NAMC MathCircle hosted Appetizers and self-hosting Dinner at City Steam Brewery Cafe, 942 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Friday, August 2

  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Exhibit Hall Open – NAMC booth open!
  • Two math circle-related talks at contributed paper sessions:
    • 10:30 am – 10:40 am, Training Gifted Students: The Fullerton Mathematical Circle Experience. Convention Center # 14.
    • 3:00 pm – 3:10 pm, “South Carolina High Energy Mathematics Teachers’ Circle: A First Year Experience – Playing It By Ear”. Convention Center #17
  • 6:00 pm – 7:50 pm, EXPLODING DOTS by James Tanton. An accessible interactive workshop for middle and high school Math Teachers Convention Center #25.

Saturday, August 3

  • 6:30 am, NAMC sponsored MathFest 5k in Bushnell Park.
  • 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, Exhibit Hall Open – NAMC booth open!
  • 9:00 am – 9:50 am, SIGMAA MCST – Circle Demo for Math Fest Attendees by Josh Zucker. Convention Center #13.
  • 10:00 am- 10:50 am, SIGMAA MCST – Circle Demo for Local High School Students by Sam Vandervelde. Convention Center #13.