Ted Lewis Workshop on SNAP Math Fairs 2013 (13w2175)


Sean Graves (University of Alberta)

Tiina Hohn (MacEwan University)

(SNAP Mathematics Foundation)


The Banff International Research Station will host the "Ted Lewis Workshop on SNAP Math Fairs 2013" workshop from to .

A SNAP math fair is a non-competitive event that gives teachers an opportunity to have their students do problem solving with a particular goal in mind. The Ted Lewis SNAP Math Fair Workshop is a gathering of teachers and educators who have a common interest in promoting and learning about hosting SNAP Math Fairs. The experienced teachers share their success stories in hopes to motivate others to adopt SNAP Math Fairs into their classrooms.

The Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) is a collaborative Canada-US-Mexico venture that provides an environment for creative interaction as well as the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and methods within the Mathematical Sciences, with related disciplines and with industry. The research station is located at The Banff Centre in Alberta and is supported by Canada's Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Alberta's Advanced Education and Technology, and Mexico's Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT).