A unique opportunity to learn from lesson study and mathematics expert, Professor Akihiko Takahashi

7 November 2017

Rosendale Primary School is delighted to be hosting an event on Friday 8 December on behalf of the Institute of Education, London Centre for Leadership in Learning  exploring the role of the koshi in lesson study,  The session, led by lesson study and mathematics expert Professor Akihiko Takahashi, is part of a two day programme exploring the Japanese approach to problem solving in mathematics, lesson study as a tool to improve teaching and learning, and the role of the koshi.


Exploring the role of the Koshi in lesson study

Friday 8 December,  9am – 4pm

Venue: Rosendale Primary and Research School, Rosendale Rd, West Dulwich, London SE21 8LR

Cost: £100 per participant.

This event is for experienced lesson study practitioners and those with mathematical expertise to explore the role of the koshi in Japanese lesson study and understand to develop the skills to support lesson study in a koshi-like role. Participants will observe a live research lesson, in order to experience the possible approach a koshi might take to support teacher learning. This event is targeted at mathematics leaders, lead teachers, SLEs, consultants, advisers and academics.


Japanese problem-solving in maths: enhancing teaching and learning through lesson study

Thursday 7 December,  9am – 4pm:

Venue: John Donne Primary School, Wood’s Rd, London SE15 2SW

Cost: £100 per participant.

This event will explore Japanese problem solving and how lesson study shapes teacher professional development in mathematics. Professor Takahashi will outline the Japanese approach to teaching mathematics and give an overview of lesson study as a professional development approach. Participants will have opportunities to engage in formal post-lesson discussion focussing on Japanese mathematics and problem-solving.  Discussion will be informed by video of Professor Takahashi teaching groups of English speaking pupils. He will also present a model for managing lesson study at whole school level. Participants may find the day particularly valuable if they are able to work with a colleague(s) from their school.

Please note, bookings are being managed through LCLL click here for more details.




Posted on 7 November 2017
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