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1st Edition

Lesson Study in Inclusive Educational Settings

ISBN 9781138950757
Published April 13, 2021 by Routledge
272 Pages 34 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Lesson Study has been shown to be a systematic way of building teachers’ knowledge by allowing them to share their knowledge with each other. While much has been written about the benefits of Lesson Study in science and mathematics education, this book analyses its impact on education for children with special needs. It studies the ways in which the Lesson Study process is implemented in different educational contexts in the Netherlands, Singapore, the UK, and Sweden—countries which propagate more inclusive learning environments regardless of varying degrees of student capacities.

In addition to making transcultural comparisons regarding concepts, procedures, and instruments in the use of Lesson Study in these four countries, this book will provide practice-based suggestions for teachers to formulate collaborative lesson plans.

Table of Contents

1. Lesson Study for Inclusive Teaching in Various Settings Sui Lin Goei, Brahm Norwich and Peter Dudley  2. Lesson study as a Teacher Professional Development Method to Foster Differentiation in an Inclusive Setting in the Netherlands Tirza Bosma and Sui Lin Goei  3. The Implementation of Lesson Study in Primary Education in the Netherlands Jarise Kaskens and Sui Lin Goei  4. Lesson Study in Secondary Education: students’ educational needs of sense making of mathematics and teacher professional development Nellie Verhoef, Fer Coenders and David Tall  5. The contribution of Lesson Study to teaching and assessing pupils with learning difficulties: recent UK developments Brahm Norwich, Peter Dudley and Annamari Ylonen  6. Developing the methodology of Lesson Study to enhance the Spiritual, Moral Social and Cultural Development of pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties in a UK Special School Setting Tracey Edwards  7. Supporting Lesson Study in Special Education Schools in Singapore Christina Michael and Christine Lee  8. Implementing Lesson Study for Special Education Professionals: Potential Challenges and Solutions Norman Kee Kiak Nam  9. Lesson Study for the enhancement of the use of assistive technology in teaching and learning Meng Ee Wong  10. The use of Learning Study to enhance theoretically based instruction for students with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Mona Holmqvist

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Sui Lin Goei is Professor at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, and Assistant Professor at VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Brahm Nowich
is Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Educational Needs at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom.

Peter Dudley is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.