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.
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
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
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
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
15:30 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
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
10:30 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
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