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Navajo Math Circles

Documentary | George Csicsery

  • SYNOPSIS

Navajo Math Circles follows Navajo students in a lively collaboration with mathematicians. Using a model called math circles, the students stay late after school and assemble over the summer at Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona, to study mathematics. The math circles approach emphasizes student-centered learning by putting children in charge of exploring mathematics to their own joy and satisfaction. 

58 minutes

Release: September 12, 2016

Expiration: September 11, 2020

Distributor: PBS Plus

About the Filmmaker


George Paul Csicsery, a writer and independent filmmaker since 1968, was born in Germany in 1948, the son of Hungarian parents. He immigrated to the United States in 1951. He has directed 32 films–dramatic shorts, performance films and documentaries.

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