Background and activities

Subject field

Mathematics education

Research group: Lesson design study & teaching resources

Teaching and supervision

Teaching the following courses 2021-2022:

  • I have research sabbatical this academic year

Supervising the following master students:

  •  

PhD student supervision:

  • Oduho George Ben Soforon (South-Sudan, NORHED-project)
  • Gresa Pozhegu

Supervising students in praxis schools:

  •  

Academic projects and research

I am leader of the research group Lesson design study & teaching resources. Below you will find a list of projects I am/have been involved in recently.

Boards and committees

Representative in the Norwegian Mathematical Council

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

2021

  • Kohanova, Iveta; Lada, Magdalini; Ding, Liping; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2021) Understanding student teachers’ mathematical knowledge for teaching geometry in a history of mathematics course. ICME 14 . East China Normal University; Shanghai. 2021-07-11 - 2021-07-18.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Grimeland, Yvonne. (2021) From Researcher in Pure Mathematics to Primary School Mathematics Teacher Educator. The Learning and Development of Mathematics Teacher Educators – International Perspectives and Challenges.

2020

2019

2018

  • Grimeland, Benedikte; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2018) IBL og matematisk literacy på småskulesteget. LaUDiM-konferansen: Eleven i fokus – matematikk på barnetrinnet ; Trondheim. 2018-11-28 - 2018-11-29.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Grimeland, Benedikte. (2018) IBL og matematisk literacy på småskulesteget. FoU i praksis 2018 ; Trondheim. 2018-10-24 - 2018-10-25.

2017

2016

2015

  • Ding, Liping; Jones, Keith; Mei, Lina; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2015) "Not to lose the chain in learning mathematics": Expert teaching with variation in Shanghai. Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Volume 2.
  • Kaspersen, Eivind Skoland; Pepin, Birgit; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2015) The transition from higher education to the world of work: Measuring student teachers’ beliefs and practices for purposeful sample selection. Proceedings of the Ninth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne. (2015) IBL-orienterte matematikkaktiviteter med tilknytning til arbeidslivet. Profesjonsutvikling i EU-prosjektet mascil. MNT-konferansen 2015 . Nasjonalt senter for realfagsrekruttering, UHR, NFmR, NRT; Bergen. 2015-03-18 - 2015-03-19.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Staberg, Ragnhild Lyngved. (2015) Ny matematikk. Undervisning uten fasitsvar. Uke-Adressa [Avis]. 2015-12-05.

2014

  • Pepin, Birgit; Sikko, Svein Arne; Staberg, Ragnhild Lyngved; Febri, Maria Immaculata Maya; Dahl, Heidi. (2014) Mathematics and Science Teachers' Use of Resources: What counts as a resource?. Educating the Educators. Conference on international approaches to scaling-up profesional development in maths and science education . mascil and DZLM; Essen. 2014-12-15 - 2014-12-16.
  • Ding, Liping; Jones, Keith; Pepin, Birgit; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2014) An expert teacher’s local instruction theory underlying a lesson design study through school-based professional development. Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of PME 38 and PME-NA 36 (vol. 2).
  • Ding, Liping; Jones, Keith; Pepin, Birgit; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2014) How a primary mathematics teacher in Shanghai improved her lessons on ‘angle measurement’. Proceedings of the 8th British Congress of Mathematics Education.
  • Ding, Liping; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2014) Enhancing a teacher's fundamental interaction with the textbook through a school-based mathematics teacher research group activity in Shanghai. International Conference on Mathematics Textbook Research and Development (ICMT2014) . University of Southampton; Southampton. 2014-07-29 - 2014-07-31.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne. (2014) Inquiry based learning in the classroom: Tasks and questions that encourage reflection and reasoning. Soong Ching Ling School Teacher Research Group Meeting . Soong Ching Ling School; Shanghai. 2014-03-20.

2013

  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Pepin, Birgit. (2013) Mathematical Learning At Tertiary Level: Students’ Perceptions Of The Effectiveness Of Experienced Learning And Teaching Strategies. The European Conference on Educational Research 2013 . European Educational Research Association; Istanbul. 2013-09-10 - 2013-09-13.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne. (2013) Inquiry based learning in mathematics teaching in Norway. Soong Ching-Ling School Teacher Event . Soong Ching Ling School; Shanghai. 2013-07-02 - 2013-07-02.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Pepin, Birgit. (2013) Students' perceptions of how they learn best in higher education mathematics courses. Proceedings of the Eighth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education.

2012

  • Lyngved, Ragnhild; Pepin, Birgit; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2012) Working with teachers on inquiry based learning (IBL) and mathematics and science tasks. FoU i Praksis 2011. Rapport fra konferanse om praksisrettet FoU i lærerutdanning. Trondheim, 26. og 27. april 2011.
  • Pepin, Birgit; Lysø, Knut Ole; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2012) Student educational experiences at transition from upper secondary to higher education mathematics. FoU i Praksis 2011. Rapport fra konferanse om praksisrettet FoU i lærerutdanning. Trondheim, 26. og 27. april 2011.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Lyngved, Ragnhild; Pepin, Birgit. (2012) Working with mathematics and science teachers on inquirybased learning (IBL) approaches : teacher beliefs. Acta Didactica Norge. vol. 6 (1).
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Pepin, Birgit. (2012) We like it, but we do not know how to do it! - Norwegian teachers' beliefs concerning IBL. The European Conference on Educational Research 2012 . European Educational Research Association; Cadiz. 2012-09-18 - 2012-09-21.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Pepin, Birgit; Lysø, Knut Ole. (2012) Overgangen fra videregående skole til høyere utdanning i matematikk. FoU i praksis 2012 . DMMH, HiST,HiNT, NTNU; Trondheim. 2012-04-23 - 2012-04-24.
  • Lysø, Knut Ole; Petersen, Vigdis; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2012) Matematikk i forbrukerlære - en rapport om et forprosjekt som vurderer mulighetene for kompetanseoppbygging med vekt på matematikk innen forbrukerlære i grunnskole, videregående opplæring og høyere utdanning. 2012. ISBN 978-82-7877-215-7.

2011

  • Sikko, Svein Arne. (2011) Working with Mathematics and Science Teachers on IBL Approaches: Teacher Concerns. The Visions Conference 2011 . Universitetet i Oslo; Oslo. 2011-05-18 - 2011-05-20.

2009

2002

  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Lysø, Knut Ole. (2002) Matematikk på nett : delrapport 1 fra matematikkfaget, IKT-støttet, desentralisert lærerutdanning. 2002.

2001

  • Lysø, Knut Ole; Sikko, Svein Arne. (2001) IKT i allmennlærerutdanningen - noen erfaringer fra matematikk. HiSTs temadag "Høgskolepedagogikk - IKT og læring" ; Trondheim. 2001-05-14 - 2001-05-14.

2000

  • Sikko, Svein Arne. (2000) Gruppeteori i lærerutdanninga : verksted. Geometri - mer enn passer og linjal. Konferanse arrangert av HiST ALT, Matematikkseksjonen ; Røros 25. - 28.september 2000.

1996

1995

1993

  • Sikko, Svein Arne. (1993) Homologically finite subcategories and relative global dimension. 1993.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Smalø, Sverre Olaf. (1993) Extensions of homologically finite subcategories. Archiv der Mathematik. vol. 60 (6).
  • Sikko, Svein Arne. (1993) Relative homological dimension. CMS Conference Proceedings Series. vol. 14.

1990

  • Sikko, Svein Arne. (1990) Algebraer med to simple modular og vilkårleg globaldimensjon. 1990.
  • Sikko, Svein Arne; Smalø, Sverre Olaf. (1990) A family of algebras with two simple modules and arbitrary global dimension. 1990. Mathematics (9).