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Språkets betydelse för matematikinlärningen
Södertörn University, Lärarutbildningen.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Study aimed to see if the language has bearing on mathematics learning. The study used qualitative interviews of three first grade teachers and one special education teacher.

The questions asked was:

  • Do the teachers and specialist teacher, at the selected schools, think there is a connection between language difficulties and difficulties in mathematics and in case how is this connection.
  • How does the teachers / specialist teacher make it easier for students to learn mathematics and swedish.

The study was based on Vygotsky and Piaget teories. In previous research, it is primarily Malmer, Hoines, Lowing and Kilborn who´s been treated. Within the governing documents, it is mainly the compulsory school curriculum Lpo-94, and the curriculum for mathematics treated.

I hope that the study has conclude that there is a connection between language and mathematics learning.I tried to emerged this through interviews with tree teachers and one special teatcher but i couldn´t. The teatchers couldn`t fint that it was the only reason to why the pupils hade difficulties in mathematics.But in the literature I found the relation between language- and mathematicdificulties.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 59 p.
Keyword [sv]
språk, matematik
National Category
Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-17959OAI: diva2:586877
Subject / course
Education Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2013-01-14 Created: 2013-01-13 Last updated: 2013-01-14Bibliographically approved

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