International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies: Volume 4 Issue 4


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Towards a comprehensive pedagogical theory to inform lesson study: an editorial review

John Elliott

This editorial review takes its agenda from issues about the meaning and use of variation theory in the context of Lesson Study, which have already been raised in previous…

Improving the use of physical manipulatives in teaching science concepts through lesson study

Rolando M. Tan

– The purpose of this paper is to present how lesson study can be instrumental in improving the use of physical manipulatives that are used in teaching elementary science topics.

Peer-learning between pre-service teachers: embracing Lesson Study

Penny Lamb

The purpose of this paper is to explore a model of Lesson Study owned entirely by pre-service teachers (PSTs), conveying its potential to facilitate mutual spaces of…

Lesson study at the foreign language university level in Japan: Blended learning, raising awareness of technology in the classroom

Bruce Lander

The purpose of this paper is to determine if a blended learning component can aid professional development, improve student ability and be approved at the foreign language…

Teachers developing teaching: A comparative study on critical features for pupils’ perception of the number line

Marie Björk, Gunilla Pettersson-Berggren

The purpose of this paper is to investigate what might be relevant to younger children’s understanding of a number line and how teaching can be designed according to…

Transforming new curriculum objectives into classroom instruction with the aid of learning studies

Per Selin, Mona Holmqvist Olander

The purpose of this paper is to report a case study that qualitatively describes and analyses teachers’ discussions when planning and evaluating lessons under supervision…

Laboratoire Lausannois Lesson Study

Stéphane Clivaz, Sveva Grigioni, Valérie Batteau, Anne Clerc-Georgy, Daniel Martin

– The purpose of this poster is to present the new Lausanne Laboratory Lesson Study.

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