Student Math Circles: Building collaborative places of mathematical inquiry across grades
AbstractIn this article, the authors provide an alternative to traditional math clubs through the formation and facilitation of a student math circle (SMC). Student math circles are a community of students across different grades who engage in open-ended low floor, high ceiling tasks. The authors provide history and motivation for SMCs as well as a few sample problems that have been used. Additionally, benefits of an SMC model are provided.
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