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LESSON STUDY SUPPORT AND CONSULTING

This section lists organizations and consultants that support lesson study and related professional development. You can use this list to post your own expertise, solicit feedback or help from others, and seek strategic knowledgeable others or content experts. If you would like to network with other lesson study groups or learn about other lesson study initiatives, please visit the online database of lesson study groups.


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***The following database of self-selected lesson study support organizations and consultants is alphabetized by name and organized by the following information:


Name of organization/ Location

Type of Organization/ Members of organization/ Institutional Affiliations

Background and/or experience with lesson study
Additional Info
Contact information

[example only]

Lesson Study Research Group

New York, NY

non-profit; provide consulting support only occasionally/

Teachers College, Columbia University/

Assistant Professor of Developmental and Educational Psychology; Graduate Students

over 5 years experience working in the field with recent U.S. lesson study groups; worked on first lesson study group over 10 years ago
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FreshPond Education, Inc./

Cambridge, MA (serving all US states)

for-profit educational organization/

ASCD, NSDC, NECC, MassCUE

FreshPond develops and supports customized lesson study programs in more than 25 school districts in the Northeast US. Our experienced instructors train teachers to lead high-functioning, collaborative teams. Our facilitator training includes subjects such as how to craft practical agendas, identify and set group goals, lead dynamic and targeted discussions, manage difficult group dynamics, and use peer review to improve lessons and instructional
strategies created by participating teachers.
FreshPond also supports the Lesson Study Program by providing online and print resources. Teams can use FreshPond.net to share ideas, publish lessons, peer review lessons, and explore educational resources. The FreshPond Lesson Study Guidebook supplies facilitators and Design Team participants with in-depth descriptions, templates, and examples on topics such as leading meetings, navigating difficult group dynamics, facilitating peer review, and generating clear goals and objectives.

Renee Chandonnet
Director of Sales and Client Outreach

FreshPond Education
84 Sherman St.
Cambridge MA 02140
ph.: 617-864-2425 x13
fax: 617-864-3767
www.freshpond.com
www.freshpond.net

Global Education Resources, LLC

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www.globaledresources.com

www.lessonstudy.com

Learning Point Associates
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Lesson Lab, Inc.
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