International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies: Volume 9 Issue 4


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Is there anything special about lesson study in special schools?

Sarah Seleznyov, Amelia Roberts, Rachel Walker, Sarah Watson, Melanie Hogan

Japanese lesson study (LS) is a professional development (PD) approach in which teachers collaboratively plan a lesson, observe it being taught and then discuss what they…

Teachers’ educational beliefs change through lesson study: implications for school culture

Olga Khokhotva, Iciar Elexpuru Albizuri

The study aims at exploring the perspective of three English as a Foreign Language teachers after their year-long involvement in the Lesson Study project in the context of…

From experienced to professional practitioners: a participatory lesson study approach to strengthen and sustain English language teaching and leadership

Hasan Mohsen Alwadi, Naashia Mohamed, Aaron Wilson

This study arises from a recent school-based professional development (PD) programme conducted for English language teachers (ELTs) in a secondary school in the Kingdom of…

Lesson study in Dutch initial teacher education explored: its potential and pitfalls

Tijmen M. Schipper, Sui Lin Goei, Wouter R. Van Joolingen, T. Martijn Willemse, Evelien C. Van Geffen

This paper explores the potential and pitfalls of Lesson Study (LS) in Dutch initial teacher education (ITE). This context is examined through data drawn from…

Exploring lesson study in postsecondary education through self-study

Alireza Moghaddam, Christine Arnold, Saiqa Azam, Karen Goodnough, Kimberly Maich, Sharon Penney, Gabrielle Young

The purpose of this collaborative self-study inquiry was to enhance the professional practice of faculty members through the adoption of lesson study. A seven-member…

Teacher change through cognitive conflicts: the case of an art lesson study

James Calleja, Laura Formosa

The paper focuses on lesson study, which generally engages the collaborative work of a group of teachers, as implemented with a primary school art teacher who had limited…

Teacher professional learning through lesson study: teachers' reflections

Alison Fox, Val Poultney

This study examines the experiences of five teachers working in two English secondary school subject departments after being given the opportunity to engage with Lesson…

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