Ted Lewis Workshop on SNAP Math Fairs 2011 (11w2164)

Arriving in Banff, Alberta Friday, April 15 and departing Sunday April 17, 2011

Organizers

Tiina Hohn (MacEwan University)

(SNAP Mathematics Foundation)

Andy Liu (University of Alberta)

Description

The Banff International Research Station will host the "Ted Lewis Workshop on SNAP Math Fairs 2011" workshop from April 15 to 17, 2011.




The Ted Lewis Workshop on SNAP Math Fairs 2011 takes place at the beautiful conference center above the town of Banff in Alberta. We start on Friday evening with a puzzle social as we make our way to the mountains. Conference continues all day Saturday and we will finish on Sunday at lunchtime.rnrn We will become inspired about math fairs in our schools, how they benefit the students as they celebrate mathematics education in allrnlevels. How to make a SNAP math fair happen in your school is the objective of the puzzle filled 2-day workshop in the mountains.




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 US National Science Foundation (NSF), Alberta's Advanced Education and Technology, and Mexico's Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT).