# How to bridge theory and practice

Iben Christiansen, associate professor at the Department of Mathematics and Science Education at Stockholm University, takes special interest in mathematics teacher education and how theory and paractice are related.

# How to develop teacher education in mathematics?

Listen to Kicki Skog when she talks about her research in mathematics teacher education.

# What conditions are needed for students to participate in the science class room?

How do the students perceive meaningfulness and participation? Dr Maria Andrée tells us about her reserach which focus on students learning within science.

# How can the didactic models and tools of teaching develop?

Karim Hamza works at the Department of Mathematics and Science Education at Stockholm University. Listen to his research story about the didactic models and tools of teaching.

# The ability to handle language is the key to science

Bengt-Olov Molander studies how deaf students learn science subjects to see how teaching can be improved.

# How are scientific concepts communicated in media?

Carl-Johan Rundgren researches what scientific concepts are used in media and how do they compare to what is taught in science classrooms.

# The confusing consequences of international tests of mathematics achievement

Finland has for a long time been seen as a model for excellence in education given their excellent results on standardized tests. But are these results the results of an outstanding educational system?

# She studies the use of language and power relations in the mathematics classroom

Teachers are not only transmitting neutral knowledge to their students. Eva Norén claims that the teacher also forms individuals – also when it comes to something that seems to neutral as mathematics.

# ICMI 23 Study, The university of Macau, China

The prestigious Study Conference took place from June 3rd to June 7th 2015 on the specialist topic of Primary Mathematics Study on Whole Number Arithmetic (WNA) at the University of Macau, Macau SAR, China. Judy Sayers and Kerstin Larsson from Stockholm University took part in the study.

# Grant of nine and a half million to project in Mathematics Education

Vetenskapsrådet has just awarded a grant of almost nine and a half million kronor to Paul Andrews and Judy Sayers, Department of Mathematics and Science Education, for a five year project to investigate the ways in which year one children develop foundational number sense (FoNS).