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Participant Information Forms

Members of lesson study teams complete a participant information form and documents that enable payment of a stipend for up to 25 hours of meetings held during after-school hours.

Research Lessons

  • Teachers consider their curriculum and students then work together to select a topic for their lesson study. Topic Selection Protocol (PDF)
  • When an early draft of the lesson plan is ready, the team carefully reconsiders the ideas with a protocol as a guide for productive discussion. Work in Progress in Lesson Study Protocol (PDF)
  • The teacher team prepares a detailed lesson plan using the template provided and copies of the completed lesson plan, seating chart, and pre- and post-test are distributed to observers. Lesson Plan Form (PDF)
  • Protocols are helpful for organizing a discussion that helps us to think deeply about teaching and to create an environment that is safe and professional. Pre/Post Lesson Study Protocols (PDF)

Earning Graduate Course Credits

You can earn graduate credits at Wright State University for the lesson study professional development work that you conduct. We offer up to 4 semester credit hours during the academic year and 1 semester credit hour for summer.

Interested teachers should:

Questions about Graduate School at Wright State University? Visit the Graduate School website.