With Mathematics Problem Solving at the center, the workshop aims to get together researcher in Mathematics education with emphasis in problem solving, open problems, pre-service teacher formation, in-service teacher formation and affects and beliefs.

Workshop in Mathematics Problem Solving poster As part of the program there will be a presentation of the findings of the project, by main investigators, and experiences of in-service teachers of the research, by participating elementary teachers. Further information about the seminar (in spanish only) at http://eventos.cmm.uchile.cl/chile-finlandia2013/

Plenary Speakers

Jinfa Cai (University of Delaware, USA) 
Markku Hannula (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Jeremy Kilpatrick (University of Georgia, USA) 
John Mason (University of Oxford, UK) 

Organizing Committee

Patricio Felmer (CMM-U. Chile)
Markku Hannula (U. of Helsinki, Finland)
Erkki Pehkonen (U. of Helsinki, Finland)
Leonor Varas (CIAE-U. Chile)

Venue: Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas – Universidad de Chile.
Avenida Blanco Encalada 2120, Santiago – Chile

For further info: gladys@dim.uchile.cl

Chile-Finland research Project (AKA-CONICYT09) On the development of pupils' and teachers' mathematical understanding and performance when dealing with open-ended problems

Purpose: to develop a model for improving the level of understanding and performance of pupils and teachers when using open-ended problems in elementary school mathematics, with the  active participation of teachers, and experimentation in real classrooms in Chile and Finland.

Workshop sponsors