Collaborating about What?: An Instructor's Look at Preservice Lesson Study

Parks, Amy Noelle
October 2009
Teacher Education Quarterly;Fall2009, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p81
Academic Journal
The article explores the ways of a group of preservice teachers' engage in the development of lesson study in the U.S. The author investigated that resistance to collaboration may not be the biggest hindrance to enacting lesson studies with preservice teachers. However, she found that their dispositions toward collaboration did not translate into either deep explorations of teaching or the questioning of assumptions about students. She also suggested that in considering research about collaborative teacher learning more broadly, it may be productive to ask various questions than those that have been asked in the past.


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