Math Coordinators Summary

Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Today we discussed the following topics
  1. Attended the following morning sessions of the Joint US/Japan Seminar
    1. Catherine Lewis - Development of Lesson Study in the United States
    2. Bill Jackson - The New Jersey Experience: A Case Study of Transforming teacher's beliefs and practice.
  2. The afternoon sessions:
    1. Yoshinori Shimizu, Takashi Nakamura - Sharing New Approaches in Mathematics Teaching with the Teacher's from outside the School: The Role of Lesson Study at "Fuzoku" Schools.
    2. Keiko Hono, Keiichi Shigematsu - Transformation of teachers at the elementary and middle schools through an in-service education program.
  3. Returned to debrief and discuss what we had observed.
    (results need to be added here.)

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