PD Day Workshops for Teachers

NS Math Circles is expanding to include Workshops for Teaches!

The below is a list of workshops for school teachers. If you would like us to come and run any of these workshops in your school for free, please use the following contact form.

Teaching Problem Solving

Problem solving is a fundamental means of developing mathematical knowledge at any level. For this reason, it is one of the most important, if not the most important, aspect of doing mathematics. It is very important for us to share an understanding of what is meant by "problem solving." In this workshop we will examine the elements of (mathematical) problem solving process and some examples of student work involving solving problems.


  • Understand the reasons why (mathematical) problem solving is difficut for students.
  • Explore the complex nature of (mathematical) problem solving.
  • Discuss the fundamental principles about teaching problem solving.
  • Examine a systematically planned problem solving program.
  • Practise some Math Circles problem solving activities.

Active Students Learning

How to study better? Study smarter, not harder. The gap between your students and getting better grades isn't their intelligence - it's their study habits. In this workshop we will explore some active study tips and tricks that will help your students to learn actively.


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