With her research, Anna-Lena Ekdahl wants to deepen the knowledge of what can distinguish teaching where relationships between number parts and whole are seen as the basis for learning addition and subtraction for children aged 5-8 years. Anna-Lena had her dissertation at the School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University with her thesis Teaching for the Learning of Additive Part-Whole Relations: The Power of Variation and Connections.
Summarising a doctoral thesis in four minutes is not a simple task. Making it easily understandable and inspiring is even harder. Frida Lygnegård, School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, can do all these things, which she got to show off when she was one of only eight contestants in the finale of the prestigious contest Researchers’ Grand Prix 2019.