Project: Programming and mathematics – sensemaking and communication in teaching mathematics
The aim of this project is to contribute to increased knowledge and understanding of the way to improve students mathematical reasoning and sensemaking by using programming as a didactical tool.
Project manager Constanta Olteanu Other project members Gunilla Gunnarsson, Lucian Olteanu, Linnaeus University; Anna Melander, Emma Nilsson, Reine Karredal, Robert Martinell, Maha Esper Andersson, Kalmar municipality Participating organizations Linnaeus University, Kalmar municipality Financier The Faculty of Technology Timetable 15 Aug 2018–31 Dec 2020 Subject Mathematics education (Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Technology)
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Teachers in Kalmar municipality are participating in a unique research project in programming. In the research project, teachers and researchers work to use programming as a didactical tool in mathematics in primary school. Particular focus is retained on creating benefits for Swedish schools that are of great importance for learning.