National Association of Math Circles

Math Circles are a form of education outreach and enrichment through which mathematicians and mathematical scientists share their passion with K12 teachers and students. Math Circles bring K12 students or K12 mathematics teachers together with mathematically sophisticated leaders in an informal setting, after school or on weekends, to work on interesting problems or topics in mathematics. The Math Circles combine significant content with a setting that encourages a sense of discovery and excitement about mathematics through problem solving and interactive exploration. Ideal problems are lowthreshold, highceiling; they offer a variety of entry points and can be approached with minimal mathematical background, but lead to deep mathematical concepts and can be connected to advanced mathematics.