International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies: Volume 5 Issue 4


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Significant themes in developing the theory and practice of lesson study

John Elliott

The purpose of this paper is to pull together articles published in the journal over the last five years in terms of their relevance to the main themes and issues that…

Folding back and growing mathematical understanding: a longitudinal study of learning

Lyndon Martin, Jo Towers

The purpose of this paper is to summarize some of the key findings and approaches used in documenting the authors’ longitudinal studies of mathematical learning and…

Pedagogical and learning theories in lesson and learning studies – revisited

Ulla Runesson

The purpose of this paper is to discuss two theoretical frameworks, Pirie and Kieren’s work (Pirie and Kieren, 1994) and variation theory of learning (Marton, 2015) in…

The learning study approach to comparing two typologies of the cost concept for project management teaching

Eddie W.L. Cheng

The epistemology of project management has been considered imperfect because the gap between theory and practice has not become closer due to unsatisfactory project…

Formative assessment in teacher talk during lesson studies

Nicolette van Halem, Sui Lin Goei, Sanne F. Akkerman

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the extent of systematic examination of students’ educational (support) needs by teachers participating in lesson study (LS…

Using a non-coercive process to engage mathematics teachers in lesson study

Allan M. Canonigo

While lesson study may be powerful, it may also be either misguided or superficial. Further, cultural change is difficult and norms such as teacher isolation and autonomy…

Reflections on the craftsmanship of teaching: Lesson/learning studies as a cooperative means to enhance professionalism

Joan Rué

A collection of outstanding works has recently been published in Spain entitled Lesson Study: Cooperative Research to Train Teachers and Recreate the Curriculum, edited by…

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