The Kindergarten teachers conducted Lesson Study over two consecutive days. Their agenda, pre-assessment interview, lesson plan, findings and unit plan are included below. Also included are links to the research materials they read and discussed to inform their work and photos of students engaged in the activities.
|8:00||Introductions – warm up|
|8:25||Data Collection : One-on-one interviews/assessment with students from three classrooms.|
|9:30||Summarizing the data|
|10:20||Looking at curriculum and research. Deepening our own understanding of the concepts we teach. Read Chapter 1 of Kathy Richardson book, How Children Learn Number Concepts. (Include link to reading)|
|11:00||Discussion of research and picking a teaching topic for our Research Lesson.|
|12:45||Planning a Research lesson for Wednesday|
Student practice goal
Sequence of events
Points to notice
Data collection ideas
|2:45||Summary of the day and tasks for tomorrow.|
|8:00||Review of the lesson. Further investigation of research on the topic.|
|9:00||Research Lesson in Room 1|
|9:30||Research Lesson in Room 2|
|10:20||Debrief the lessons and drawing conclusion.|
|12:45||Backward planning the next unit. Series of lessons.|
Where do we want students to be?
What will they be able to do and say?
What experiences will they need to have to accomplish these goals?
How will we know they have gotten there?
|2:45||Closing – how can we continue to support you?|