Papers and Talks
Publication and Conference Presentation
Our first paper presented at an international conference:
- Tosa, S. & Farrell, A. (November, 2011). Impact of the Use of Discussion Protocols on Teacher Discourse in Lesson Study. World Association of Lesson Studies, International Conference 2011, Tokyo, Japan.
Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Vancouver in April 2012:
- Tosa, S. & Farrell, A. Revealing Student Difficulties in Mathematics Lessons through Lesson Study (PDF).
Two papers presented at the annual meeting of Japan-US Teacher Education Consortium (JUSTEC) in Naruto, Japan in July 2012:
- Tosa, S. & Farrell, Revealing Student Difficulties as a Tool to Promote Teacher Growth in Teaching of Mathematics Lessons through Lesson Study (PDF).
- Tosa, S. & Farrell, Fusing Japanese Ways of Mathematical Thinking into US Mathematics Lessons through Lesson Study (PDF).
We use Reformed Teaching Observation Protocol (RTOP) for our analysis of observed lessons. RTOP measures the extent to which a classroom instructor engages in teaching strategies that build student content knowledge in a manner consistent with reformed teaching.