MATH 314 - Mathematical Circles (SL) (4)

An introduction to the Eastern European Mathematical Circles culture. Students will learn mathematical folklore and problem-solving methods drawn from geometry and discrete mathematics, and will both observe and teach students in several mathematical circles in the Bay Area. In addition to the mathematics and pedagogy, students will explore issues of equity in educational opportunity. This is a service earning course designed for math, physics, or computer science majors who are interested in teaching. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or permission of instructor.