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EECERA – Using powerful mathematical ideas

I have just been to a very interesting presentation at the EECERA conference. The presentation was held by Bob Perry from Australia, and he talked about “Using powerful mathematical ideas and developmental outcomes to enhance young children’s mathematical learning: An … Continue reading

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EECERA – symposium session

We have just finished the first symposium session at the EECERA conference in Stavanger, and I attended a session with focus on mathematics and natural science. All three presentations focused on mathematics, so I guess they could have taken away … Continue reading

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EECERA – day 1

Yesterday, the 18th annual EECERA conference was opened in Stavanger, Norway. The conference is held at the University of Stavanger, where I work, and I will naturally attend. Although it is a conference for research in early childhood education, there … Continue reading

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Proceedings from ICME-10

It has been four years since ICME-10 was arranged in Copenhagen. For different reasons, the publication of the proceedings has delayed. A while ago, though, the proceedings were finally published. Participants at ICME-10 can order a printed book (for free), … Continue reading

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YESS-4, Day 7

At the last day of YESS-4, Ferdinando Arzarello is going to deliver the main lecture. The topic for his talk is “Tools for analyzing learning processes in mathematics“. He starts off with a discussion of problems concerning What, Why, How … Continue reading

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YESS-4, Day 5

At the 5th day of the YERME Summer School, Günter Törner is going to deliver the main lecture. His topic is “theory versus practice”, and you can learn more from the paper that is published on the YESS-4 website. Törner … Continue reading

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YESS-4, Day 4

The main lecture today at YESS-4 is held by Laurinda Brown. The theme of her main paper is: “Observing systems – how do we see what we see?”. She aims at discussing issues concerning observations, and she points at the … Continue reading

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YESS-4, Day 3

The main lecture at Day 3 of the YERME Summer School is held by Jean-Baptiste Lagrange. His talk will be concerning research about technology in mathematics education. Lagrange is going to look at different technologies with certain theoretical concerns: programming … Continue reading

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YESS-4, Day 2

The main lecture at day 2 of the YERME Summer School will be held by Guershon Harel from University of California, San Diego. Harel’s talk will address two main issues in mathematics education: What is the mathematics that we should … Continue reading

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YERME Summer School

This week, the 4th version of YERME Summer School (YESS-4) is organized in Turkey. The venue for the summer school is Karadeniz Technical University in Trabzon, near the Black Sea. KTU is a public research university with 30.000 students. There … Continue reading

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