Author Archives: Reidar Mosvold

International perspectives on problem solving research

A new issue of The Mathematics Enthusiast (previously known as The Montana Mathematics Enthusiast) is just about to be published. Once again, I have been lucky enough to get a sneak preview from the editor, Professor Bharath Sriraman. The coming … Continue reading

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Special issue in Journal für Mathematik-Didaktik

Journal für Mathematik-Didaktik had a special issue on early childhood mathematics teaching and learning in their latest issue. In addition to the editorial by Andrea Peter-Koop and Petra Scherer, the issue included the following articles: Fostering Early Mathematical Competencies in … Continue reading

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Want to join the community?

Since early 2008, I have used this blog as well as my twitter account to communicate things related to research in mathematics education. I started doing this mostly for myself, because I wanted a place to write about new articles, … Continue reading

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Notes from the final plenary session at PME-NA

The final plenary session at PME-NA was “Reexamining some widely promoted ideas: What do we know, and what do we believe?” by Suzanne Wilson and Deborah L. Ball. They started off by talking about urban myths vs. knowledge. After having … Continue reading

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My own presentation at PME-NA 2012

Yesterday, I finished my own presentation at PME-NA in Kalamazoo, Michigan. I presented a paper on behalf of my colleague, Janne Fauskanger and myself. The title of our paper (and my presentation) was: “Wrong, but still right” – Teachers reflecting … Continue reading

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Jere Confrey’s plenary at PME-NA

The second plenary at PME-NA was “Articulating a learning sciences foundation for learning trajectories in the CCSS-M” by Jere Confrey. In her presentation, Professor Confrey explained how the learning trajectories were connected with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. … Continue reading

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Jo Boaler’s plenary at PME-NA

The 34th annual conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA 2012) takes place in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The conference started today – Thursday afternoon – with a plenary lecture of Jo … Continue reading

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