Program och innehåll

Här samlar vi program från olika konferenser och träffar.

Stockholm University, Sept 20-21, 2023

Wednesday 20th September

Plats P302, Institutionen för ämnesdidaktik, Stockholms universitet 

12:30 Welcome and introduction to the network

12:45–13:25 Inger Eriksson, Stockholm University: The Davydov legacy in mathematics teaching – an entry to algebraic thinking

13:30–14:10 Heidi Strømskag, Norwegian University of Science and Technology: The role of algebra in the modelling of real-world systems

14:10–14:30 Fika

14:30–14:50 Anna Holmlund, Gothenburg University and Chalmers University of Technology: Seeing structure in equations – Designing interventions for upper secondary school

15:00–16:30 Kristina Palm Kaplan, University of Gävle & Cecilia Kilhamn, Gothenburg University: Workshop on an application to the Swedish Research Council regarding the network meetings

18:30 Dinner at Mondo Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Thursday 21st September

09:00–09:40 Jenny Fred, Stockholm University: How can we understand algebraic thinking in relation to pupils work with Algebraic Wicked Problems?

09:45–10:25 Jorunn Reinhardtsen & Linda G. Opheim, University of Agder: Developing algebra learning-teaching activities in cooperation with teachers in middle school

10:25–10:45 Fika

10:45–11:25 Helén Sterner, Dalarna University: Students use the graph and talk about mathematical similarities and differences in different general formulas

11:30–12:10 David A. Reid & Martin Carlsen, University of Agder: An ALTA for Grade 5 Equation Solving

12:10–12:30 Closing discussion: Next network meeting

12:30 Lunch at the Faculty Club, Stockholms University

Karlstad University, Dec 5-6 2022

Location: conference room 21A 349 (Lindön) at Karlstad University

Monday 5th of December

11:30-12:30 Opportunity to leave luggage in the conference room 21A 349, please call Kristina at +4654 700 18 69 when you arrive at the university for help.

12:30 Lunch at Solsta Inn, Karlstad University

13:30 -13:40 Introduction

13:40-14:20 Heidi Strømskag, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Algebra as a modelling tool in student teachers’ investigations of the natural and social world around them

14:30-15:10 Riikka Palkki, University of Turku Supportive Elements for Student Flexibility and Productive Small Group Work – A Case Study

15:10 -15:35 Coffee break

15:35-16:15  Anna Holmlund, Gothenburg University and Chalmers University of Technology The significance of numbers when learning to solve equations

16:20-16:45 Jöran Petersson, Malmö University, Niclas Larson, University of Agder and Kristina Palm Kaplan, Karlstad University Elementary algebra prerequisites for advanced algebra problems (Short presentation)

18:15 Dinner at Naviero (Matrosgränd 3)

Tuesday 6th of December (Suomen itsenäisyyspäivä)

8:50-9:30 Sanna Wettergren, Stockholm University and Helena Eriksson, Dalarna UniversityAlgebraic teaching using Davydov’s curriculum

9:30- 9:50 Coffee break

9:50-10:30 Helena Eriksson, Dalarna University, Kristina Palm Kaplan, Karlstad University and Birgit Gustafsson, Karlstad University Mathematical generalization in school mathematics

10:40-11:20 Closing discussion. What are the ways forward for our network?

11:30-12:30 Lunch at Solsta Inn, Karlstad University

Zoom mini-conference, 22th of August 2022

We start at 9:00 (Swedish time) with a drop in welcome

9:25-9:55 Cecilia Kilhamn, Gothenburg University. Research about algebra teaching and learning. What are the relevant ways forward?

10:10-10:40 Xiaoshan Huang, University of Turku and Anna Holmlund, Gothenburg University, Contextualizing linear equation with rational numbers. ”Through simulations as interventions in vocational classes in secondary schools we will see how the students respond to two different contexts for linear equations with rational numbers (e.g. decimal numbers and negative numbers).”

10:50-11:30 Sanna Wettergren, Åbo Akademi University. Att främja yngre elevers algebraiska tänkande - med lärandeverksamhet som redskap


12:30-13:00 Riikka Palikki, University of Oulu. Comparison tasks and intentional errors – towards mathematical flexibility by looking for different solution strategies (Vertailutehtävät ja tarkoitukselliset virheet – erilaisia ratkaisutapoja tarkastelemalla kohti joustavaa matematiikan osaamista)

13:10-14:40 Discussion: further meetings and projects. How do we progress our network and invite new researchers?

Zoom Dec 7, 2021

Program N2Al Dec 7, 2021 

We start at 12.00 Swedish time.

At the end of the day we should also devote some time to discussions on future activities of  the network. 

12.15-13.15 Rimma Nyman Gothenburg University, Kajsa Bråting, Uppsala University and Cecilia Kilhamn,  Gothenburg University: 
Title: The integration of programming in school algebra: analysing programming content in Swedish  mathematics textbooks for grades 7-9 

13.15-14.15 Matilda Hällback, Uppsala University: 
Title: A curricular comparison of algebraic content in vocational and academic preparatory  programmes in Sweden: a praxeological perspective 

15 min. break   

14.30-15.30 Anna-Maija Partanen, University of Lappland: 
Title: Tasks mediating the meanings of unknown and varying variable in grade 1 - 2 mathematics  books of two series in Finland 

Zoom May 19, 2021

Half-day Conference N2Al   

Programme (Swedish time)  

08.30-08.40 Introduction (Ann-Sofi Röj-Lindberg & Kajsa Bråting) 

08.40-09.40 Sanna Wettergren: Identifying and enhancing young students’ emerging algebraic thinking, Reader: Dimitri Tuomela 

9.40-10.00 Coffee-break 

10.00-11.00 Kristina Palm Kaplan & Ida Bergvall: Aspects of mathematical generalization offered in textbooks 

11.00-11.10 Break 

11.10-12.00 Kim-Erik Berts: Pupils' experience of certainty in algebraic reasoning: turning a philosophical question into empirical research 

N2AL conference, April 16-17, 2020, Department of Education, Uppsala University

Thursday April 16,  Department of Education, Uppsala University  (Digital conference)          

11.30 - 12.45    Lunch              

12.45 - 13.00    Welcome       

13.00 - 13.45   Talk: An overview of the VIDEOMAT research project. Ann-Sofi Röj-Lindberg, Åbo Akademi in Vasa                  

13.45 - 14.15  Coffee break  

14.15 - 15.00  Talk: Results from a pilot study: From equation solving to handling formulas. Anna Holmlund, Gothenburg University and Chalmers University of Technology.    

15.00 - 15.45  Talk: Curricular approaches to algebra in Estonia, Finland and Sweden – a comparative study. Kirsti Hemmi, Åbo Akademi in Vasa.            

18.00 Conference dinner                 

Friday April 17                    

09.30 - 10.15   Talk: Comparing the introduction of the variable concept in Finnish and Swedish textbooks for elementary grades. Anna-Maija Partanen, Laplands University, Johanna Pejlare, Gothenburg University and Chalmers University of Technology, Kajsa Bråting, Uppsala University                           

10.15 - 11.15   Workshop: Anna Lundberg, Gothenburg University.      

11.15 - 12.30    Lunch            

12.30 - 13.15    Discussion of an article manuscript: My job is to give individual instruction - Pirkko’s narrative about implementing collaborative learning in mathematics. Dimitri Tuomela, University of Oulu.               

13.15 - 14.00   Presentation of doctoral thesis: Using comparison tasks and errors to support learning. The views of mathematics teachers and pupils. University of Oulu.                          

14.00 - 14.30    Coffee break                              

14.30 - 16.00    Gathering of our publications the Network´s website. Planning for future seminars.                              

Network meeting #4 in Gothenburg 22‐24 August 2018

Here is the planned program for Network meeting #4. We have presentations, workshops and paper discussions. If you want to discuss a paper please send it to the list of participants in good  time, at the very latest on Sunday 19 August, so that we all have a chance to read it and prepare  comments.  

Wednesday 22/8 

Department of Education, room B4 437 

11:30 Lunch at the Department of Education 

12:45 Welcome: Cecilia Kilhamn & Johanna Pejlare 

13:00 Presentation: Ann-Sofi Röj-Lindberg & Cecilia Kilhamn, Teacher queries about algebra teaching 

13:45 Presentation: Lars Madej 

14:30 Fika  

15:00 Paper discussions: Rimma Nyman, Solving pattern tasks with pre-service teachers: a multidisciplinary intervention. 

15:45 Workshop 1: Anna-Maija Partanen, Using a Finish framework to analyse Swedish textbooks 

16:30 Walk in Haga and “After Work” or Paddan tour  

Thursday 23/8

Department of Mathematics at Chalmers, room Mallvinden 

9:00 Presentation: Anna Lundberg, Transposition of knowledge  

9:45 Workshop 2: Kristina Palm Kaplan, Analysing TIMSS’ algebra items with ’big ideas’ in algebra 

10:30 Fika with Mathematical Toys (Johanna Pejlare) 

11:30 Discussing algebra tasks for data collection: Joakim Smedlund 

12:15 Lunch

13:30 Paper discussions: Cecilia Kilhamn & Kajsa Bråting, The intersection of algebraic thinking and computational thinking.     

14:15 Workshop 3: Yvonne Liljeqvist, Thematic analysis of focus group interviews 

15:00 Fika  

15:30 Paper discussion: Kirsti Hemmi, Kajsa Bråtng, Lars Madej & Madis Lepik, Introduction to early algebra in Estonia, Finland and Sweden 

16:30 Walk in Haga or Paddan tour 

Joint dinner 

Friday 24/8

Department of Education, room B4 437 

8:30 Presentation: Riikka Palkki, A case study on factors effecting success in small group work in flexible equation-solving                                   

9:15 Paper discussions: Dimitri Tuomela 

10:00 Fika  

10:30 Presentation: Wei Sönnerhed, Quadratic equations in Swedish textbooks - textbook analysis  

11:15 Workshop 4: Ann-Sofi Röj-Lindberg, Planning for postdoc research and applications for funding 

12:00 Presentation and discussion of network web page (Kajsa Bråting) and planning upcoming events                                          

12:30 End of meeting  

Mini conference in teaching and learning of algebra May 30-31, 2016, Åbo Akademi, Vasa, Finland

Monday May 30th

12.00 Lunch

14.00 - 14.45 Short presentations of the participants, their research and teaching milieus (Åbo Akademi, University of Lapland, University of Oulu, Uppsala University, Karlstad University, University of Gothenburg)

14.45 - 15.30 On the relations between geometry and algebra in Gestrinius’ edition of Euclid’s Elements, Johanna Pejlare, Senior Lecturer at the University of Gothenburg

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 16.45 Implementing Early Algebra in Two Finnish Elementary Schools – A Preliminary Research Plan, Anna-Maija Partanen, Senior Lecturer at University of Lapland & Pieti Tolvanen, Doctoral student at University of Lapland

18.00 Dinner at Strampen

Tuesday May 31st

9.30 - 10.15 Creating learning opportunities through Reversed Equation Solving, Dimitri Tuomela, Doctoral student at University of Oulu

10.15 - 11.00 Using intentional errors – A classroom discussion on equation solving, Riikka Palkki, Doctoral student at University of Oulu

11.15 - 12.00 Structuring conversations for analyzing problem-solving (some results from the VIDEOMAT-project in algebra), Joakim Smedlund, Master in Pedagogy at Åbo Akademi

12.00 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 14.15 An investigation of algebraic content in Swedish mathematics textbooks for Grades 1-6, Kajsa Bråting, Senior lecturer at Uppsala University & Lars Madej, Doctoral student at Uppsala university

14.15 - 14.45 Coffee and presentation of algebra literature, Ann-Sofi Röj-Lindberg, University Lecturer and Doctoral student at Åbo Akademi

14.45 - 15.30 Planning of our future seminars and closing ceremonies

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