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May 21, 2018

Clear Sky event at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School

WXML visited Robert Eagle Staff Middle School on May 8th for an Urban Native Education Alliance Clear Sky event. Our main activity was first making various shapes with our “polyhedral sheets” and then describing the similarities and differences between the shapes. By the end of the event, the students and families had discovered a formula…


STEM Night at John Rogers Elementary

WXML visited John Rogers Elementary on April 20th for their STEM Night. We brought a 3-D printer to demonstrate how we make some of our physical models of mathematical objects. We also brought “polyhedral sheets” which the students used to fold paper into various shapes, including cubes and icosahedrons!


February 16, 2018

WXML + Jane Addams Math Club

We visited the Jane Addams middle school Math Club recently, you can read their reflections on our visit here: http://mymathclub.blogspot.com/2018/02/213-farey-sequences.html


September 29, 2017

Math Teachers Circles: Take 1

A great writeup by Micaela Newman (@altmath) on the first of our Math Teachers’ Circles: Teacher Math Circles: Take 1


September 25, 2017

WXML and Seattle Math Club

WXML and Math for Love present Seattle Math Club! Open to Everyone Pay What You Want (Including Free!) 2-4pm on 10/1, 10/15, 11/5, 11/19 First and Third Sundays of October and November Room 435, Gould Hall, University of Washington, Seattle. Click here to sign up! On the first and third Sunday of October and November, Math…


August 23, 2017

WXML and Math for Love Math Teacher Circles

We’re super excited to be working with Math for Love on Math Teacher Circles again this year! We kicked off with a great workshop with over 30 teachers from all across Seattle! Here’s a full recap of the workshop, by Dan Finkel of Math for Love. Math Teacher Circles Like last year, our sessions are…


August 12, 2017

Math Circles 2017-18

We are delighted to announce that we will be continue to partner with Math for Love, to conduct Math Teachers Circles for elementary and middle school teachers in the Seattle area. This builds on last year’s efforts, which were conducted with support from the American Institute of Mathematics. If you are interested in volunteering to work with us…


DO-IT and Math Academy

July 2017 has been a busy outreach month for the WXML, as we had the opportunity to work with the DO-IT Scholars Program, (a comprehensive, replicable program for helping teenagers with disabilities in Washington State prepare for and succeed in college, graduate studies, and careers, using technology as an empowering tool). The DO-IT scholars built…


Cascadia Elementary Math Club

In May 2017, Dr. Annie Raymond visited Cascadia Elementary School’s Math Club, and talked about the Stable Marriage problem.


Public Lectures

The WXML has hosted several public lectures. May 23, 2017: Dr. Piper Harron, of the University of Hawaii, aka the Liberated Mathematician, told us about her journey in the mathematics world. She also gave a UW-PIMS Math Colloquium. May 16 2017: Dr. Mel Currie, a retired mathematician from the NSA, who told us about a cup-stacking…



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