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Join in the Maths Jam!

Matt Parker is organising gathering for like-minded mathematically inclined people with an interest in problem solving and puzzles.

http://www.mathsjam.com

What's it about? It's a chance to share, discuss, solve or be confounded by a vast array of mathematical puzzles in an informal and inspirational atmosphere.

For students ...

By looking at problems, puzzles, games and other challenges you can gain a wealth of techniques and materials for approaching problems, both real-world and in your studies.

For teachers ...

You'll get:

  • A vast selection of stimulating starters to stretch and challenge even the most demanding students
  • An awareness of how to encourage the most able students to enrich their learning of mathematics
  • A variety of techniques to lead students to develop their thinking skills and to question and work with others collaboratively to solve mathematical problems.

Professionals ...

Puzzles and games form a microcosm in which we can explore problem-solving techniques and analytical styles.

Everyone else ...

It should be a fun, stimulating event that let you connect, or re-connect, with why maths can be FUN!