Mattebron - a meeting place for mathematic teachers at upper secondary school and university lecturers in mathematics.

Mattebron reports continuously about projects and initiatives, which aim to bridge the gap between the mathematics education at upper secondary school and university. Under the links below you find a summary of examples of projects developed or under development by upper secondary schools, universities, different organisations and authorities. See the left meny for futher information about Mattebron.

How can we stimulate and support pupils..

...in upper secondary school?
...during summer holidays?
…at the courses in mathematics at university?

Stimulation and support

…to teachers at upper secondary school
…to lecturers at university
…by meetings and cooperations

 

Stimulate and support pupils at upper secondary school

Here is a list of examples of areas or projects that aim to prepare and stimulate pupils during their studies at upper secondary school. Under each link there is more information in Swedish.

Optional courses at upper secondary school
Project work at upper secondary school
Thematic work
Preparation of pupils at vocationally oriented programs
Upper secondary school mathematics and use of ICT
Hands-on material for pupils at upper secondary school
Homework-help by students
Local meetings with special-interested pupils
Sonja-Kovalevsy - days
Problem solving, Problem of the month, Ask a mathematician, National test…
Competitions
Mathematis material for under stimulated pupils

Popular science and mathematics
In addition to reporting about popular science and mathematics from the Swedish news and universities, we also have links to

Activities with Numbers
Mathematical Moments
Teachers' TV
The num8er my5teries at school
Maths Inspiration

 

Stimulate and support student-to-be during summer holiday

Here is a short list of examples of efforts to prepare and stimulate pupils during the summer holiday. Under each link there are more information in Swedish.

Summer courses
Prerequisite test
Short refresher course in connection with the start of the term
Refresher weeks in connection with the start of the term
Distribution of material in order to refresh

 

Stimulate and support freshmen in mathematics at university

Here is a list of examples that aims to support and stimulate the freshmen in mathematics. Under each link there are more information in Swedish.

Changing the teaching of mathematics and examination
Upper secondary school teachers participation in the education at university
Increasing the connections to the applications of mathematics
Diagnostics test
Transition course as part of the program at university
Refresher session during the term
Support for student at risk of failing
Supplemental instruction and tutors
Mathematics tutoring help desk
Open lectures and problem of the month

 

Support and stimulation for upper secondary teachers

Here is a list of different kinds of support and in-service training
for upper secondary teachers. Under each link there is more information in Swedish.

Courses at universities aimed at upper secondary teachers.
Conferences and open lectures
Competitions and problem solving for teachers
Reading suggestions,,,

See also Information about in-service training by the
Swedish National Agency for Education
National Center for Mathematics Education

 

Support and stimulation for university lecturers

Here is a list of different kinds of support and in-service training
for lectures of mathematics at universities. Under each link there is more information in Swedish.

Courses in the field of teaching and learning for university lecturers
Course in the didactics of mathematics at higher education
Local meetings at mathematical institutions
Reading suggestions…

 

Support and stimulation by meetings and cooperation

Here is a list of exemples of projects in which upper secondary school teachers and university leactures cooperate. The focus here is how cooperation can be seen as mutual in-service training. Under each link there is more information in Swedish.

Upper secondary teachers in the university education
University lecturers in the education at upper secondary school
Local discussion meetings
Cooperation on optional courses at upper secondary school
Cooperation on Internet-based transition course
Cooperation on hands-on material
Cooperation on thematic work
Cooperation in research projects
Open lectures inviting both upper secondary teachers and university lecturers