‘Spot It’ Game Tests Math Teachers’ Problem Solving Skills

More than 30 individuals attended the last Rubber City Math Teachers’ Circle of the school year

During the 2016 – 2017 school year’s last Rubber City Math Teachers’ Circle meeting on Thursday, May 18, attendees joined discussions and problem-solving activities related to the game “Spot It!” More than 30 teachers, university professors and school leaders participated.

Spot It game at Rubber City Math Teachers' CircleMath Teachers’ Circles are professional learning communities for teachers that promote an inquiry-based approach to mathematics.

“Circles also build networks of support across school buildings and districts, which is what we’re trying to accomplish in Summit County to ultimately benefit our students,” says Dr. Matthew Deevers, senior research associate at Summit Education Initiative.

Funding for the Rubber City Math Teachers’ Circle during the 2016 – 2017 school year came from the generous support of the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation and the American Institute of Mathematics.