Lesson Study is job-embedded professional development that uses a systematic process to foster a collaborative, professional environment. It helps teachers improve their effectiveness, share best practices, improve student outcomes, and provides a platform to show mastery within the teaching profession. Through small teams of 2–5 teachers we:
This framework for collaborative instructional research and lesson design can be implemented by any campus. The makeup of the Lesson Study groups can vary based on your campus size and needs. For example, groups may be comprised of teachers that teach the same subject, grade level, or any combination of the two.
Facilitators lead full-day or half day trainings and lead hour-long meetings once a week for 7 weeks. Teachers receive 3 paid substitute days as well as a $500 dollar stipend for participation.
To join a cohort or for more information, contact Carolyn Beardsley, Carolyn.firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Fall and Spring Cohorts are created on a first-come first-served basis. We are looking for more groups. If you are interested contact us here.