Learn more about Lesson Study.
* Lesson Plan [docx] - complete script for teaching students to use Mirlyn
* Activity Sheet [docx] - an activity to be used with the lesson plan above
* Assessment Sheet [docx] - an assessment to be used with the lesson plan
* Handout [docx] - an informational handout to distribute to students
* Lesson Plan [doc] - complete script for teaching students to use Search Tools
* Search Tools Illustrated [ppt] - an animated presentation to be used with the lesson plan above
* Troubleshooting [doc] - tips for understanding search results and tracking down articles
Critical Evaluation of Resources
* Lesson Plan [doc] - complete script for teaching students about the Critical Evaluation of Resourcess
* Scholarly v. Popular [ppt] - a PowerPoint presentation to show students different aspects in print journals that can help them determine whether their journal is scholarly
* Is It Scholarly? [doc] - a short handout dealing with questions students can ask themselves when reading sources
* Useful Terms Guide [doc] - lists definitions that students may find helpful
* Assignment worksheet [doc] - a worksheet for students to work through if time permits
* Lesson Plan [doc] - The Active Learning techniques presented here cover three lesson plans, each focusing on variations of the same subject matter.
* Narrowing a Topic [doc] - an active learning lesson plan for discussing narrowing research topics.
* Controlled Vocabulary [doc] - an active learning lesson plan for discussing controlled vocabulary.
* Interpreting a Citation [doc] - an active learning lesson plan for discussing interpreting citations.
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Lewis, C., Perry, R., & Hurd, J. A Deeper Look at Lesson Study. Educational Leadership, 61(5), 18.
Lewis, C., Perry, R., & Murata, A. (2003). Lesson Study and Teachers Knowledge Development: Collaborative Critique of a Research Model and Methods. Access ERIC: FullText. California.