Japanese School public lesson – grade 3 fractions

Japanese School public lesson – grade 3 fractions

Lesson Study Alliance of Chicago and the Japanese Futabakai School in Arlington Heights cordially invite you to attend a public “research lesson” introducing fractions to grade 3 students on Friday, November 17. In Japan, fractions are taught very...

Facilitating a post-lesson discussion

In response to multiple requests, I have finally written up this guide for facilitating a post-lesson discussion, which you can also find on our resources page. I will say that cultivating a good post-lesson discussion tends to be easiest if the planning team has a...

Learning goals should describe cognitive change

A surprisingly difficult but critically important part of designing a lesson is establishing the learning goals. Many teachers write learning goals in the form of behavioral outcomes: “Students will be able to…” Frequently this is what their administrators want, and...