Programme and contents

Here we summon Programmes and contents from workshops and conferences.

Zoom Dec 7, 2021

Program N2Al Dec 7, 2021 

We start at 12.00 Swedish time in the following zoom-room: 
https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/8119887673 

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   

May 19, 2021, zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/8119887673

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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