Tag: Lesson Study

Reflections on the EEF report into Lesson Study published in November 2017

7 December 2017

Esther Gee, Acting Deputy Headteacher from Rosendale Primary School, reflects on the key findings of the EEF’s recent report into Lesson Study in the context of her own work in this area over the last three years. […]

Posted on: 7 December 2017
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Astronauts, leadership and lesson study.

16 November 2017

School holidays are one of the few opportunities to catch up on some reading – a little bit of ‘trash’ (usually a crime thriller), some children’s fiction (Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo, which made me cry so hard at the end that my family came to find out what on earth was the matter) and something […]

Author: Kate Atkins
Posted on: 16 November 2017
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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. […]

Posted on: 7 November 2017
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Reflections on Lesson Study

12 October 2017

How do you change practice?

Research and our own in-school evaluation show us that children attain better when they are in class with an ‘expert’ teacher. Rosendale Primary School has a number of Lead Practitioners who are outstanding classroom teachers. They are the school’s ‘experts’. This year, their remit is to showcase their teaching to help others to become ‘experts’ themselves.

This week, lead practitioner and year 3 teacher, Ian Herlihy reflects on his first lesson study session of the year. […]

Author: Ian Herlihy
Posted on: 12 October 2017
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Lesson Study – A Case Study

29 September 2017

Rosendale Primary has worked in partnership with the IOE for 4 years, training teachers across London in how to run Lesson Study. Lesson Study is a highly specified form of classroom action research focusing on the development of pedagogy via the close scrutiny of student actions. It has been in use in Japan since the 1870s. Lesson Study involves groups of teachers collaboratively planning, teaching, observing and analysing learning and teaching in ‘research lessons’. Over a cycle, they make refinements to pedagogy which are then tested by others. […]

Author: Scott Palmer
Posted on: 29 September 2017
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