Math is a Drag!

How can we teach math in a more inclusive, engaging way? Learn from the internet’s favourite drag queen math teacher. Kyne shares her story of coming out as a young gay boy in a conservative household, excelling in math at school and being a makeup star on the internet, all leading up to her meteoric rise on TikTok as she became known as the internet’s math teaching drag queen. Kyne shares her favourite math problems, as well as tips on making math exciting, relatable, and human.

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Sessions

Friday 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Room Emerald B (Westin)
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler

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Presenter

  • Kyne Santos

    Kyne is a world class drag queen and math communicator with a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and a PhD in fierce. In 2020, she appeared on Canada's Drag Race and started her TikTok account, where she became known for teaching short, engaging math lessons while dressed in full drag. Kyne shares her passion for math education and scientific literacy, and brings STEM education to the queer community and queerness to STEM.

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