Programme and contents

Here we summon Programmes and contents from workshops and conferences.

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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