Japanese Lesson Study, Staff Development, and Science Education Reform - the Neshaminy Story
Kolenda, Robert L., Science Educator
A school district's experiment with Japanese Lesson Study has provided the impetus for change in both curriculum and instructional strategies
As the Science Coordinator, K-12 for the Neshaminy School District, I am frequently reviewing educational literature for new approaches addressing the design and delivery of curriculum. The reality of high stakes testing, NCLB, the curricula that have been characterized as a mile wide and an inch deep, the need for quality professional development programs, and the standards movement have all educators searching for ways to improve teaching and increase achievement.
I became interested in Japanese Lesson Study after attending a …
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Publication information: Article title: Japanese Lesson Study, Staff Development, and Science Education Reform - the Neshaminy Story. Contributors: Kolenda, Robert L. - Author. Journal title: Science Educator. Volume: 16. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2007. Page number: 29+. © National Science Education Leadership Association Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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