TMC in NYC 2019: Session Schedule

Strands: Math and Democracy (M&D); Classroom Applications (C); Math Outside the Classroom (MO); Rethinking Math Institutions (RMI)

Day 1: Wednesday August 14

Day 2: Thursday August 15

Day 3: Friday August 16

9:30 – 10:00 Opening Greeting
10:15 – 11:00 Morning Session #1 Congressional Apportionment

Kate Belin

Formative Assessment Through Clinical Interviews

Nicole Fletcher

Family Math Nights

Laura Marks

To Infinity and Beyond

Christopher Chilas

Humanizing Mathematics: Using Open Problems to Help Students Identify with Mathematicians

Kimberly Elicker

Visualization Through Mathematica

Ajeet Gary

11:15 – 12:00 Morning Session #2 Math as Democracy

James Cleveland

Beyond Euclid in High School Geometry

Rochy Flint & Salvatore Giunta


Parents as Advocates 

Robin Schwartz

Helping Kids Memorize Facts Without Hurting Them

Michael Pershan


Making Homework More Meaningful

Andrea Kung

A Tale of Two Trigs: Bridging the Gap Between Right Triangle and Unit Circle Trigonometry

Patrick Aquino


12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 My Favorites

Quick sharing of ideas

Doing Math Sidewalk Math with

Brian Palacios (#sidewalkmath)

Islamic Art with

Rebecca Kleinbart

Continued Fractions with

Katherine Maschmeyer

2:45 – 3:30 Afternoon Session #1 Hands-on Gerrymandering: a Map-Making Experience

Kate Belin / Lauren Brady

Falling Irrationally in Love with the #ThinkingClassroom

Carl Oliver

Math is More than a Measuring Stick

Carl Oliver

Minimizing Distance Using Soap Films

Todd Feitelson


Benjamin Dickman

Exploring Mathematical Play Tables
3:45 – 4:30 Afternoon Session #2 Voting Theory

Todd Feitelson

Making Mathematical Art

David Price

More Sidewalk Math

(Flex Session)

The Future of TMCNYC: Discussion and Planning Forum Flex Session Flex Session