Organization profile

Organisation Profile

Maker@STEAM is a research community whose members’ research interests focus on fostering student learning and participation and school development. Research projects focus on integrating maker culture, design learning, and innovation pedagogy in schools within subjects such as biology, chemistry, craft, home economics, mathematics, and physics. Research interest areas include subject-specific education, sustainability, technology and out-door education, and digital tools in learning as well as students’ engagement, well-being, equity, inclusion, learning difficulties and assessment. Several projects are organized as educational design research with teacher-researcher partnership.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects 2016 2023

Publications 2018 2019

21st century competencies in the Chinese science curriculum

Wang, Y., Lavonen, J. M. J. & Tirri, K. A. H., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Nordic-Chinese Intersections on Education . Du, X. Y., Liu, H. Q., Jensen, A. A. & Dervin, F. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

A comparison of student teacher learning from practice in university-affiliated schools in Helsinki and Johannesburg

Lavonen, J., Henning, E., Petersen, N., Loukomies, A. & Myllyviita, A., 1 Jan 2019, In : European Journal of Teacher Education. 42, 1, p. 4-18 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Affect in mathematics education

Hannula, M. S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education. 2. ed. Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia / dictionaryScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Ammattina nuori tutkija - nuorten tutkijoiden kysely 2017

Kokkonen, T. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Tiedepolitiikka.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Activities 2011 2019

Evaluation of the PhD thesis manuscript by Francois Naude, University of Johannesburg. South-Africa

Jari Lavonen (Supervisor)

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

FabLearn Conference 2019

Kati Sormunen (Poster Presentation), Tiina Susanna Korhonen (Poster Presentation)
9 Mar 201910 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education (Journal)

Jari Lavonen (Editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Fostering Students' Future Imagination about Quantum Computing

Elina Palmgren (Speaker), Antti Mikko Petteri Laherto (Speaker), Tiina Johanna Ranta-aho (Speaker)
9 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Erasmus 3T (Time, Talent and Technology): final event in Helsinki

Kati Sormunen (Chair of organizing committee), Siri Sorella Karme (Member of organizing committee), Hanna Maria Inkeri Reinius (Member of organizing committee)
9 Feb 201911 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Press / Media

Interview in Ceska televise in Udalosti, komentare (41st minute).

Jari Lavonen


1 item of media coverage, 1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Opiskelijat opettajina -hanke

Anna Uitto


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media