Lesson Study in Keys Grade School, Manila<br />Da Qiao Primary School<br />Lesson Study Symposium<br />Deepening Our Pract...
Teacher Quality as a Critical Factor in Student Learning<br />
Lesson Study in BinaBangsa School, Jakarta<br />…nothing matters more than finding people with the potential to be great  ...
Teacher Quality<br /><ul><li>Teacher Selection
Teacher Pre-service Teacher Education
Teacher In-service Professional Development</li></li></ul><li>Source: How the World's Best-Performing School Systems Come ...
Teacher Quality<br /><ul><li>Teacher Selection
Teacher Pre-service Teacher Education
Teacher In-service Professional Development</li></li></ul><li>Source: BBC News 23 Nov 2004<br />“The country has made a co...
Teacher Quality<br /><ul><li>Teacher Selection
Teacher Pre-service Teacher Education
Teacher In-service Professional Development</li></li></ul><li>Source: Straits Times 23 Nov 2010<br />“The first is improvi...
Teacher Professional Development<br /> Coherent  Collaborative  Authentic<br />To create a professional learning commun...
A good education system depends on high quality teachers who constantly seek to improve their practice, supported by schoo...
Photo: Fuchun Primary School<br />We need to build capacity for teachers themselves to take the lead in professional upgra...
Identify Research Theme<br />Plan Lesson<br />Research Lesson<br />Lesson Plan Revision<br />Post-Lesson Discussion<br />
Deepening<br />1<br />Our Practice<br />Lesson Study Teams must have a professional learning goal which is linked to schoo...
Deepening<br />1<br />Our Practice<br />The professional learning goal is based on ideal and actual student characteristic...
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Deepening<br />3<br />Our Practice<br />Post-Lesson Discussion & Lesson Refinement Meetings<br />Post-Lesson Discussion fo...
Janice saved some money on Monday. She saved $3 more on Tuesday than on Monday. Subsequently, she saved $3 more each day t...
Deepening<br />3<br />Our Practice<br />Post-Lesson Discussion & Lesson Refinement Meetings<br />2. Lesson Refinement focu...
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Lesson Study Symposium : A Da Qiao Primary School 30th Anniversary Event

  1. 1. Lesson Study in Keys Grade School, Manila<br />Da Qiao Primary School<br />Lesson Study Symposium<br />Deepening Our Practice<br />Keynote Lecture<br />DrYeap Ban Har<br />Marshall Cavendish Institute Singapore<br />banhar.yeap@pathlight.org.sg<br />www.singaporelessonstudy.blogspot<br />www.banhar.blogspot.com<br />Lesson Study in Sembawang Secondary School<br />
  2. 2. Teacher Quality as a Critical Factor in Student Learning<br />
  3. 3. Lesson Study in BinaBangsa School, Jakarta<br />…nothing matters more than finding people with the potential to be great teachers.<br />MalcomGladwell 2009<br />What The Dog Saw<br />
  4. 4. Teacher Quality<br /><ul><li>Teacher Selection
  5. 5. Teacher Pre-service Teacher Education
  6. 6. Teacher In-service Professional Development</li></li></ul><li>Source: How the World's Best-Performing School Systems Come Out on Top <br /> The McKinsey Report<br />Getting the right people to become teachers and to develop them into effective teachers. <br />
  7. 7. Teacher Quality<br /><ul><li>Teacher Selection
  8. 8. Teacher Pre-service Teacher Education
  9. 9. Teacher In-service Professional Development</li></li></ul><li>Source: BBC News 23 Nov 2004<br />“The country has made a conscious effort to have highly-qualified teachers throughout the system.”<br />Minister of Education (Finland) 2004<br />
  10. 10. Teacher Quality<br /><ul><li>Teacher Selection
  11. 11. Teacher Pre-service Teacher Education
  12. 12. Teacher In-service Professional Development</li></li></ul><li>Source: Straits Times 23 Nov 2010<br />“The first is improving teaching, <br />developing teachers professionally ….”<br />Secretary of State for Education (Britain) 2010<br />
  13. 13. Teacher Professional Development<br /> Coherent  Collaborative  Authentic<br />To create a professional learning community, focus on learning rather than teaching, work collaboratively, and hold yourself accountable for results.<br />Richard DuFour<br />Lesson Study in Fuchun Primary School, Northlight School and Mayflower Primary School <br />
  14. 14. A good education system depends on high quality teachers who constantly seek to improve their practice, supported by school leaders and administrators, and resources from departments and agencies within MOE. <br />Photo: Northlight School<br />Minister of Education (Singapore) 2009<br />
  15. 15. Photo: Fuchun Primary School<br />We need to build capacity for teachers themselves to take the lead in professional upgrading. <br />Minister of Education Singapore 2009<br />
  16. 16. Identify Research Theme<br />Plan Lesson<br />Research Lesson<br />Lesson Plan Revision<br />Post-Lesson Discussion<br />
  17. 17. Deepening<br />1<br />Our Practice<br />Lesson Study Teams must have a professional learning goal which is linked to school’s professional learning goal. This is also called the research theme.<br />Lesson Study in Ateneo Grade School, Manila<br />The Grade 5 Science Lesson Study team set as their professional learning goal how to enhance students’ higher-order thinking ability. <br />
  18. 18. Deepening<br />1<br />Our Practice<br />The professional learning goal is based on ideal and actual student characteristics linked to school’s vision and subject’s focus.<br />The professional learning goal is broad but not vague.<br />One way to deepen our practice is to use professional learning goal to have a coherent and outcome-oriented professional learning.<br />Public Research Lesson at Middle School Attached to Tsukuba University, Tokyo<br />Schools in Japan typically use the same research theme for several years. <br />
  19. 19. Ateneo Grade School, Manila<br />Deepening<br />2<br />Our Practice<br />Lesson Planning Meetings<br />Lesson Planning meetings are ‘study’ sessions.<br />Look at how the textbooks and other curriculum materials engage students, if student engagement is the professional learning goal.<br />Learn from each other.<br />Learn by reflecting on our own previous practice. <br />
  20. 20. Deepening<br />2<br />Our Practice<br />Ateneo Grade School, Manila<br />How to enhance thinking skills when students are listing down differences between when they were infants and now (11-year olds). <br />One way to deepen our practice is to adopt a ‘study’ approach during lesson study.<br />
  21. 21. Deepening<br />3<br />Our Practice<br />Post-Lesson Discussion & Lesson Refinement Meetings<br />Post-Lesson Discussion focuses on data from Research Lesson<br />Pathlight School<br />
  22. 22. Janice saved some money on Monday. She saved $3 more on Tuesday than on Monday. Subsequently, she saved $3 more each day then the day before. By Thursday, she had saved $100. How much money did she saved on Thursday?<br />
  23. 23. Deepening<br />3<br />Our Practice<br />Post-Lesson Discussion & Lesson Refinement Meetings<br />2. Lesson Refinement focuses on what-ifs<br />What if the lesson is taught again to similar students under similar conditions?<br />What if the lesson is taught under other conditions?<br />One way to deepen our practice is to have a more structured meetings.<br />What if virtual manipulative is used instead of base ten materials? What if this is an LSM class? What if this is an enrichment lesson? Lesson refinement meetings is filled with what-if type discussions.<br />DaQiao Primary School<br />
  24. 24. Deepening<br />3<br />Our Practice<br />Post-Lesson Discussion & Lesson Refinement Meetings<br />Suggested Protocols <br />Chairperson reminds the group of the professional learning goals.<br />Research teacher tells the group changes made during lesson. <br />Group members shares one observation each related to professional learning goal.<br />Knowledgeable Other synthesizes the discussion.<br />One way to deepen our practice is to learn to synthesize discussions into form of useable knowledge. <br />
  25. 25. Deepening<br />4<br />Our Practice<br />What’s Next …?<br />After lesson study<br />Professional learning continues at the personal level which results in accepting or rejecting tentative knowledge that emerged from lesson study.<br />At the school level<br />relevant data is used for efficacy study<br />long-term perspective in data collection<br />use categories rather than taking averages <br />One way to deepen our practice is to be precise in measuring student outcomes. <br />
  26. 26. Lesson Study in Keys Grade School, Manila<br />Da Qiao Primary School<br />Lesson Study Symposium<br />Deepening Our Practice<br />Thank You<br />www.singaporelessonstudy.blogspot<br />www.banhar.blogspot.com<br />Lesson Study in Sembawang Secondary School<br />

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