Lesson StudyFirst Toa Payoh Secondary Schoolwww.singaporelessonstudy.blogspot.comSpeaker: Yeap Ban Har        yeapbanhar@g...
Overview                                              Photo: Hamanogo Elementary School, JapanThis introductory seminar he...
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…nothing matters morethan finding people withthe   potential  to  begreat teachers.          Malcom Gladwell 2009         ...
Source: How the Worlds Best-Performing School Systems Come Out on Top        The McKinsey Report         Getting the right...
Source: BBC News 23 Nov 2004         “The country has made a conscious effort to have highly-qualified teachers throughout...
Source: Straits Times 23 Nov 2010                                    “The first is improving teaching,         developing ...
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Lesson 0: Research Theme    is Central in Lesson Study•   Vision & Mission•   Curriculum Focus•   Students’ Current Perfor...
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LSP101 Lesson Study at First Toa Payoh Secondary

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This is an overview given to a secondary school that is embarking on lesson study as their PLC tool. The school is on MCI Lesson Study Programme.

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LSP101 Lesson Study at First Toa Payoh Secondary

  1. 1. Lesson StudyFirst Toa Payoh Secondary Schoolwww.singaporelessonstudy.blogspot.comSpeaker: Yeap Ban Har yeapbanhar@gmail.com
  2. 2. Overview Photo: Hamanogo Elementary School, JapanThis introductory seminar helps participants, who are new to lesson study,understand the process of lesson study and its role in theprofessional development of teachers. Participants will gain insight into thestages of lesson study and how they fulfill the Three Big Ideasof the Professional Learning Community (PLC). This seminar will also touchon other benefits, challenges and factors needed to support the effectiveimplementation of lesson study in a PLC.
  3. 3. Overview Mathematics Open Lesson Photo: Junyuan Secondary School Setting the ContextProfessional Learning Communities
  4. 4. Setting the ContextProfessional Learning Communities
  5. 5. …nothing matters morethan finding people withthe potential to begreat teachers. Malcom Gladwell 2009 What The Dog Saw
  6. 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. 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. 8. Source: Straits Times 23 Nov 2010 “The first is improving teaching, developing teachers professionally ….” Secretary of State for Education (Britain) 2010
  9. 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. 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. 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. 12. OverviewLesson Study In a Nutshell Photo: Hamanogo Elementary School, Japan
  13. 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. 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. 15. ties in with our student- centric focusChange the square into an equilateral triangleof the same area.in-depth discussion, oftenfrom students’ perspective Bina Bangsa School, Indonesia
  16. 16. lesson studyaround the world school-based lesson studyBina Bangsa School, Jakarta, Indonesia PCF Kindergarten Jalan Besar, Singapore
  17. 17. lesson studyaround the world openlessons Princess Elizabeth Primary School, Singapore
  18. 18. lesson studyaround the world public research lessons Singapore Math Conference in Las Vegas
  19. 19. lesson studyaround the worldJunior High School Attached to Tsukuba University, Japan
  20. 20. Junior High School Attached to Tsukuba University, Japan
  21. 21. Stages in Lesson StudyLesson Study adapted for Micro-Teaching in Pre-service Course Photo: National Institute of Education
  22. 22. Identify Professional Learning Goal Plan LessonLesson Plan Research Lesson Revision Post-Lesson Discussion
  23. 23. Lesson 0: Research Theme is Central in Lesson Study• Vision & Mission• Curriculum Focus• Students’ Current Performance
  24. 24. Kranji Secondary SchoolDeveloping confident learners who arecapable of 21st Century competencies 1/11/12
  25. 25. Lesson 1: More Thinking, Less Doing During Lesson-Planning Stage• Curriculum Documents• Textbooks• Curriculum Materials• Other Literature• Other Lesson Study Documents• Always Guided by Research Theme
  26. 26. Change the square into an equilateral triangleof the same area. Bina Bangsa School, Jakarta, Indonesia
  27. 27. What does it look like when students are engaged productively in learning? What are the catalysts to such productive engagement?Professional Learning Goal: To engage students in learning Photo: Pathlight School
  28. 28. • School’s Goals • Subject’s Goals • Ideal Students’ Outcomes • Actual Students’Identify Research Outcomes • Identify the GapsThemes • Identify Professional Learning Goal to Close the Gaps
  29. 29. School’s VisionSubject’s GoalsIdeal Students’ Actual Students’ GapCharacteristics CharacteristicsProfessional Learning Goal
  30. 30. Professional Learning Goal Example: To engage pupils in the learning of mathematics broad but specific
  31. 31. Lesson Planning Meeting • Select a unit • Select a lesson or more within the unit • Study textbooks • Study other resources • Discuss how the lesson(s) is to be taught
  32. 32. Learning Outcome(s) Task & Anticipated Teacher’s Notes Key Questions Students’ Action Responses
  33. 33. Some of us know a bit about lesson study.Some have heard the term but not muchelse. Some have extensive experience withit. The purpose of the forum is for you toask any questions you have about lessonstudy.There is an article on the first things aboutlesson study at this website.www.academyofsingaporeteachers.moe.gov.sg

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