# Math circles

**Math circles** are a growing phenomenon in math education around North America. Inspired by Eastern European teaching models, math circles often take a problem-discussion approach to teaching and learning mathematics.

## Math Circles by City

- Albany, NY -- Albany Area Math Circle Home
- Ann Arbor, MI -- Michigan Math Circle
- Atlanta, GA -- Emory Math Circle
- Boston, MA -- Boston Math Circle
- Boston, MA -- The Math Circle
- Columbia, MD -- Chesapeake Math Program
- Dallas, TX -- Metroplex Math Circle
- Davis, CA -- Davis Math Circle
- Long Beach, CA -- Southern California ARML
- Los Angeles, CA -- Los Angeles Math Circle
- Miami, FL -- Miami Math Circle
- Mobile, AL -- Mobile Math Circle
- New York City, NY -- Lehman College Math Circle (in the Bronx)
- New York City, NY -- New York Math Circle (at NYU)
- Orlando, FL -- Orlando Math Circle
- Palo Alto, CA -- Palo Alto Math Circle
- Palo Alto, CA -- Stanford Math Circle Home
- Salt Lake City, Utah -- Utah Math Circle
- Santa Barbara, CA -- Santa Barbara Math Ellipse
- San Diego, CA -- San Diego Math Circle Home
- San Francisco, CA -- Berkeley Math Circle
- San Francisco, CA -- Gunn HS Math Circle
- San Francisco, CA -- San Francisco Math Circle
- San Jose, CA -- San Jose Math Circle
- Toronto (Canada) -- Toronto Math Circle
- Waterloo (Canada) -- Waterloo Math Circle
- Wyoming -- Wyoming Math Circle

## Resources

- The Art of Problem Solving Foundation runs a local programs initiative to support the establishment of programs including the San Diego Math Circle.
- Tom Davis notes on math circle lessons