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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 information

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
The Faculty of Technology
15 Aug 2018–31 Dec 2020
Mathematics education (Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Technology)

More about the project

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.

The project is part of the research in the Vägar till matematikens värld – ämneskunskap i matematikdidaktisk belysning (VÄMA) research group.

Staff at Linnaeus University