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  • 1. Anglo Chinese Junior College PLC SymposiumLesson Studywww.singaporelessonstudy.blogspot.comSpeaker: Yeap Ban Har
  • 2. Overview Photo: Hamanogo Elementary School, Japan
  • 3. Overview Photo: Hamanogo Elementary School, Japan Setting the ContextProfessional Learning Communities
  • 4. Setting the ContextProfessional Learning Communities
  • 5. …nothing matters morethan finding people withthe potential to begreat teachers. Malcom Gladwell 2009 What The Dog Saw
  • 6. Source: How the Worlds Best-Performing School Systems Come Out on Top The McKinsey Report Getting the right people to become teachers and to develop them into effective teachers.
  • 7. Source: BBC News 23 Nov 2004 “The country has made a conscious effort to have highly-qualified teachers throughout the system.” Minister of Education (Finland) 2004
  • 8. Source: Straits Times 23 Nov 2010 “The first is improving teaching, developing teachers professionally ….” Secretary of State for Education (Britain) 2010
  • 9. A good education systemdepends on high-quality Photo: Northlight Schoolteachers whoconstantly seek toimprove theirpractice, supported byschool leaders andadministrators, andresources fromdepartments andagencies within MOE. Minister of Education (Singapore) 2009
  • 10. Photo: Fuchun Primary School build capacity for We need to teachers themselves to take the lead in professional upgrading.Minister of Education Singapore 2009
  • 11. First Big Idea in PLC Focus on Learning Rather Than TeachingSecond Big Idea in PLCWorkCollaboratively Third Big Idea in PLC Focus on Results Three Big Ideas in PLC
  • 12. OverviewLesson Study In a Nutshell Photo: Hamanogo Elementary School, Japan
  • 13. Keys Grade School, Manila lesson studyaround the world Middle School Attached to Tsukuba University, Japan from Japan to the rest of the world
  • 14. Edgewood Elementary School, New York, USA teachers studying learning in action lesson study around the world teachers discussing learning collaboratively Scarsdale Teachers Institute, New York, USA
  • 15. lesson studyaround the world school-based lesson studyBina Bangsa School, Jakarta, Indonesia PCF Kindergarten Jalan Besar, Singapore
  • 16. lesson studyaround the world openlessons Princess Elizabeth Primary School, Singapore
  • 17. lesson studyaround the world public research lessons Singapore Math Conference in Las Vegas
  • 18. lesson studyaround the worldJunior High School Attached to Tsukuba University, Japan
  • 19. Stages in Lesson StudyLesson Study adapted for Micro-Teaching in Pre-service Course Photo: National Institute of Education
  • 20. Identify Professional Learning Goal Plan LessonLesson Plan Research Lesson Revision Post-Lesson Discussion
  • 21. Lessons Learntfrom Other Lesson Study Teams
  • 22. Lesson 0: Research Themeis Central in Lesson Study
  • 23. Lesson 1: More Thinking, Less Doing During Lesson-Planning Stage
  • 24. Lesson 2: Sharpening Our Eyes to See Students
  • 25. Lesson 3: Rich Observation, Rich Discussion
  • 26. Lesson 4: Synthesizing Discussion
  • 27. CriticalSuccess • Learning teams comprising ofFactors teachers who are sincere about wanting to learn the complex process of learning • One or more team members is able to synthesize discussion to bring the team from data level to information and knowledge that can be used in everyday teaching • Setting and using research theme to guide all that we do in lesson study.