Lesson Study: Challenges in Mathematics Education by Maitree Inprasitha

Lesson Study: Challenges in Mathematics Education

byMaitree Inprasitha, Masami Isoda, Patsy Wang-Iverson;Ban-Har Yeap

Kobo ebook | March 25, 2015

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Classroom Innovations through Lesson Study is an APEC EDNET (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Education Network) project that aims to improve the quality of education in the area of mathematics. This book includes challenges of lesson study implementation from members of the APEC economies.

Lesson study is one of the best ways to improve the quality of teaching. It is a model approach for improvement of teacher education across the globe. This book focuses on mathematics education, teacher education, and curriculum implementation and reforms.


  • The Role of Lesson Study in Overcoming Challenges in Mathematics Education:

    • Mathematics Education for the Knowledge-Based Society (Alan J Bishop)
    • Mathematical Thinking for Classroom Decision Making (Kaye Stacey)
    • Setting Lesson Study within a Long-Term Framework of Learning (David Tall)
    • Lesson Study: An Essential Process for Improving Mathematics Teaching and Learning (Akihiko Takahashi)
    • Comparative Study of Mathematics Classrooms — What can be Learned from the TIMSS 1999 Video Study? (Frederick K S Leung)
    • The Science of Lesson Study in the Problem Solving Approach (Masami Isoda)
    • Preparing Ground for the Introduction of Lesson Study in Thailand (Maitree Inprasitha)
  • Perspectives on Lesson Study and Professional Development:

    • History of Lesson Study to Develop Good Practices in Japan (Shizumi Shimizu & Kimiho Chino)
    • What have We Learned about Lesson Study Outside Japan? (Catherine Lewis)
    • Enhancing Mathematics Teachers' Professional Development through Lesson Study ~ A Case Study in Singapore ~ (Ban-Har Yeap, Peggy Foo & Poh Suan Soh)
    • Using Lesson Study to Develop an Approach to Problem Solving: Adding and Subtracting Fractions (Kazuyoshi Okubo & Hiroko Tsuji)
    • Prospective Teacher Education in Mathematics through Lesson Study (Maitree Inprasitha)
    • In-service Teacher Education in Mathematics through Lesson Study (Soledad A Ulep)
  • Lesson Study for Illustrating Innovative Approaches in the Classroom:

    • Transforming Education through Lesson Study: Thailand's Decade-Long Journey (Maitree Inprasitha)
    • Mathematics Teachers Professional Development through Lesson Study in Indonesia (Marsigit)
    • Lesson Study in Chile (Grecia Gálvez)
    • Initiating Lesson Study to Promote Good Practices: A Malaysian Experience (Chap Sam Lim & Chin Mon Chiew)
    • Using Lesson Study as a Means to Innovation for Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Vietnam: Research Lesson on the Property of the Three Medians in a Triangle (Tran Vui)
    • Lesson Study in Singapore: A Case of Division with Remainder in a Third Grade Mathematics Classroom (Yanping Fang & Christine Kim Eng Lee)
    • Enabling Teachers to Introduce Innovations in the Classroom through Lesson Study (Soledad A Ulep)
    • What is a Good Lesson in Japan? An Analysis (Takeshi Miyakawa)
    • Using Lesson Study to Connect Procedural Knowledge with Mathematical Thinking (Patsy Wang-Iverson & Marian Palumbo)

Readership: Mathematics educators of teacher training colleges, mathematics teachers, prospective teachers (elementary and secondary school) and undergraduate students in mathematics.
Key Features:

  • Presents the world reform movement by top researchers
  • Includes the challenges of lesson study and videos of model lessons in the world (lesson videos will be available on the website: http://www.criced.tsukuba.ac.jp/math/apec)
  • Includes the Japanese teaching methods called “problem-solving approaches”
Title:Lesson Study: Challenges in Mathematics EducationFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 25, 2015Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814641081

ISBN - 13:9789814641081

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