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In this section, you will find a selected list of Powerpoint presentations and slides that we consider to be especially helpful for people who would like to share information about lesson study with others.


An Overview of Lesson Study. Clea Fernandez, Makoto Yoshida, Sonal Chokshi, & Joanna Cannon. ©2001, Lesson Study Research Group.

This powerpoint presentation provides a basic introduction to the activities and organization of lesson study as it is typically conducted in Japan. It also clarifies some basic misconceptions about the essence of lesson study. Topics include: (1) an overview of lesson study; (2) the goal selection process; (3) sample formats and purpose of lesson plans; (4) ideas for sharing lesson study work and infusing it with rich perspectives. You can download this presentation here without pictures (143kb) or with pictures (2.93kb).