Final Reflection- PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

16 November (Absent) and 23 November 2010 Professional Development
Lesson Study

PLC- Professional LEARNING Community committee (early 2000)
*ensure students’ learning
*traditional format like attending workshop
*learning thru collaborating
*studying the lesson & its context
*transits from traditional to teaching & studying context

Benefits of Lesson Study
-Not just for new teachers but for the experienced and STs
-See your strengths & weaknesses as a teacher & aim for improvement in   
  pedagogical
-Teacher’s more conscious of what they are planning, focus on lessons
- Support from fellow colleagues
-‘live’ lesson study is impt –focussing on student’s outcome

IMPT- CRITICAL QUESTIONS
1)     What is it that we want the student to learn?
2)     How do we know that they have learnt it?
3)     What do we do if they have NOT learnt it?
4)     What do we do if they HAVE learnt it?
5)     What are the differentiated instructions for the pupils?


To conclude the whole AKM module :
I really enjoyed working on the questions and activities that Dr Yeap had designed, and I discovered new learning experiences and this helps me see and to make sense of what and why we are learning Mathematics.
The PERI Report states that “Learning should be contextualised and situated in real world experiences so that students appreciate the purpose of what they are learning, and see the connections between what they learn in school and what they experience in the world.”
This is what experiential learning is about.

The integration of the MOE initiatives can help develop in pupils their interest in mathematics, enrich their learning experience and help fulfill their potential by becoming independent thinkers and learners.

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