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How to facilitate a lesson study group

The long term goal of lesson study as a professional development model is to enhance teachers’ content and pedagogical content knowledge and develop their capacities for designing and studying (researching) their own lessons. The expected output of a Lesson Study group is to develop a curriculum material in the form of a lesson plan. The… Read More »

What is scaffolding in education?

Scaffolding is a metaphor for describing a type of facilitating a teacher does to support students learning. Some educational paper lists some of these scaffolding like “breaking the task into smaller, more manageable parts; using ‘think alouds’, or verbalizing thinking processes when completing a task; cooperative learning, which promotes teamwork and dialogue among peers; concrete… Read More »

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