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Making Math Meaningful


Math Potentials is an education enrichment organization that teaches children to enjoy and experience success in doing mathematics.

We take away the anxiety some students experience with math by showing them that mathematics has a deeper meaning, and that formulas and rules can be understood and derived if forgotten. Once mathematics is properly understood, students feel enabled to take on a variety of challenging math problems with ease.

It’s not just about finding the answer, it’s also about developing mathematical reasoning skills to be able to justify the way in which the answer was found. 



Math Circles Program

Math Circles is an international term. They're social learning environments guided by mathematicians where students develop a deeper understanding of mathematics through problem solving and experience mathematics as a discipline of inquiry. OUR Math Circles follow a similar concept, with a slight difference...

Our curriculum is well structured and our topics are strategically chosen. We recognize the practical benefits of studying specific topics that will help students succeed in challenging elementary, high school and university math courses. The greatest value of Math Circles is that students develop a "mathematical way of thinking", where they learn how to approach and reason through a problem in a similar way that a true mathematician would.

Click on the image below for a visual representation of the Path of Student Growth in the Math Circles Program:


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"After Math Circles, I went into UBC and majored in Computer Science. I think that Math Circles gave me the ability to problem solve and think logically unlike most high school students, as we covered topics (e.g. geometry, proofs, more advanced algebra) that was not covered in the regular high school curriculum."

Brian Chau, former student
"Math Potentials has given my daughter confidence in her math skills for sure. This is the best program I have signed her up for over the years and I keep promoting math circles to whoever I talk to that has kids or grand kids."
Edit Szobonya, parent

"I enjoy the Math Circles program because it challenges me and allows me to advance beyond what is offered in school for my age."

Andrew Kang, Student

"I enjoy Math Circles because it challenges me and allows me to make further advancement in math."

Raymond Wang, Student

"I am pleased to inform you that my Daughter, Alisha Duggal (currently in Omega @ SFU) has been accepted into the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She wrote the Advanced SCAT exam on Xmas Eve and qualified for their Summer Programs with high marks in Math (90th percentile) and English. She is now eligible to attend advanced summer courses across many Universities including Princeton, Berkeley, and Johns Hopkins.

Both Alisha and I wanted to thank the Math Potentials program as we know that in addition to her hard work at home, her being in the program for the last 2.5 years has been a contributing factor to her success."

Ashish Duggal, parent

"I am now studying statistics at the University of Waterloo. I think Math Circles helped me a lot, especially with regards to tackling a problem from multiple perspectives, which was a skill that I use a lot in both my academic work and professional work."

Robert Huang, former student

"I like Math Potentials because it's challenging in a unique way. All the topics are interesting and fun."

Alex An, Student

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