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Senaste publikationer från UFM

Students Reasoning in the Classroom: An Approach for Analysis


Counting on – Long Term Effects of an Early Intervention Programme


This paper reports the long-term results of an intervention study with 134 six-year-old students from seven preschool-classes in northern Sweden to evaluate whether the Think, Reason and Count in Preschool-class programme (TRC) could prevent at-risk students from becoming low-performing students in mathematics. Whereas the pre-test score revealed that the intervention and the control group preformed equally, scores on the delayed follow-up-test in Grade 3 showed that the intervention group performed better than the control group and that at-risk students had closed the performance gap betwe...

Cognitive Abilities and Mathematical Reasoning in Practice and Test Situations


Research studies have shown that to develope conceptual understanding of mathematics, practice needs to that focus this skill. In this study, the aim is to examine how different practice tasks, which promotes either imitative or creative mathematical reasoning, can influence which variables (i.e., cognitive abilities, mathematics grade, and gender) that are important for task completion. Two earlier studies show that cognitive abilities are more important in the test situation when students have practiced with imitative tasks. The result from this study indicate that although cognitive abil...

Variation of explicit argumentation in mathematics textbooks


Reasons for teachers' successful development of a formative assessment practice through professional development - a motivation perspective


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