• Lesson Study

    "Traveler, there is no road. The road is created as we walk it together."

    Antonio Machado

    "Lesson study encompasses a large family of instructional improvement strategies, the shared feature of which is observation of live classroom lessons by a group of teachers who collect data on teaching and learning and collaboratively analyze it."

    Lesson study is professional development model that develops these practices:

    • Educators involved in collaborative planning
    • Educators discussing goals for students and content
    • Educators researching available units, lessons and resources
    • Educators building and implementing lessons together
    • Educators observe lesson together
    • Educators collect data from lessons
    • Educators collaboratively analyze data
    • Educators implement changes to practice to improve learning and teaching

    The following resources introduce lesson study in more detail including some guiding questions for your team.

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    Introduction to Lesson Study PowerPoint
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    Introduction to Lesson Study38.5 KB
    Study Group Discussion Questions
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    Collegial Conversations Model
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