Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Lesson Study in Early Childhood Settings

This will happen on 4 September 2013.

This lecture is about the process of lesson study and how it provides teachers with professional development in content, pedagogy and content-pedagogical knowledge. The speaker will describes each stage of the process and what each stake holder can do to maximise the impact of lesson study.

It is given by Dr Yeap Ban Har.

Dr Yeap Ban Har is the principal of Marshall Cavendish Institute and also Director of Curriculum and Professional Development at Pathlight School. He teaches mathematics education courses all over the world and taught at National Institute of Education for a decade prior to his current appointments in 2010. In early childhood education, he teaches courses at SEED Institute / Wheelock College and SIM University. In lesson study, he is Singapore's specialist at APEC Lesson Study research group. He is also a council member at World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS). In WALS 2013 in Sweden, he will participate in a  plenary session on lesson study in early childhood setting with professors from Sweden and Japan. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematics education and Master of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies (NUS) and Master of Education (NIE/NTU).

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