Three hundred thirty teachers, educators, researchers, and school administrators from all over the country attended the 1st National Convention on Lesson Study organized by the Philippine Association of Lesson and Learning Studies, Inc. (PALS) in partnership with the UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED). The convention was held on 11-12 April 2019 at the UP NISMED Auditorium, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Dr. Christine Kim-Eng Lee, Immediate Past President of the World Association of Lesson Study, and a professor of Education from the National Institute of Education in Singapore was the keynote speaker. The title of her talk was Moving Beyond the Surface Features of Lesson Studies: The Experience of Singapore Schools.
Plenary speakers from different international and local universities also shared their experiences on lesson study and related fields. Dr. Masami Isoda of the University of Tsukuba talked about School Curriculum Management for the Establishment of Learning Community on SEAMEO Curriculum and Teacher Standards, Dr. Manabu Sumida of Ehime University shared about collaborating in LS beyond the classroom, Dr. Wataru Hanai of Fukui University discussed reflective LS and professional learning communities. Dr. Arif Hidayat of Indonesia University of Education discussed LS experiences and classroom teaching research in Indonesia. Dr. Dory Salubayba and Dr. Marlon Ebaeguin of the of the University of the Philippines encouraged the conduct of local research during their talks on action research and design-based research approach.
Three symposia were also organized by local researchers, educators, and teachers. The topics focused on the following: 1) Lesson Study as vehicle for teacher leadership development in the public schools; 2) Fostering collaborative professionalism; and 3) From tensions to institutionalization: Lesson Study in higher education institutions. The eight poster presentations provided participants with a glimpse of LS activities around the country.
The PALS' 1st National Convention on Lesson Study was featured in the International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE Newsletter). You can read the article below.
The election for the Philippine Association of Lesson and Learning Studies (PALS) Board of Trustees is currently on-going. We encourage all members to vote by clicking the link below and selecting at most 10 candidates.
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11 April 2019
|7:30 – 8:30am||Registration|
|8:30 – 9:30am||Opening Program|
|9:30 – 10:30am||Keynote: Moving Beyond the Surface Features of Lesson Studies:
The Experience of Singapore Schools
|Dr. Christine Kim-Eng Lee|
|10:30 – 11:00am||BREAK|
|11:00 – 11:45am||Plenary 1: Reflective Lesson Study and Professional Learning Communities||Dr. Wataru Hanai|
|11:45am – 1:00pm||BREAK|
|1:00 – 1:45am||Plenary 2: From Lesson Study to Learning Improvement: A Case of Indonesia||Dr. Arif Hidayat|
|1:45 – 2:30pm||Plenary 3: Action Research for Lesson Study||Dr. Teodora Salubayba|
|2:30 – 3:15pm||Symposium 1:
Lesson Study as Vehicle for Teacher Leadership Development in Public Schools
|Ms. Maylani L. Galicia
Ms. Geylen M. Abainza
Mr. Ryan T. Casulang
Ms. Brenly B. Mendoza
Ms. Ma. Salve B. Rosal
|3:15 – 3:30pm||BREAK|
|3:30 – 4:00pm||Poster Viewing|
|4:00 – 4:45pm||Symposium 2: Fostering Collaborative Professionalism||Dr. Soledad A. Ulep
Dr. Monalisa T. Sasing
Ms. Richelle Anne C. Mangulabnan
Ms. Helen G. Tanio
Ms. Julie R. Reyes
Dr. Maria Helen D. Catalan
|4:45 – 5:00pm||Nomination of Board Members
12 April 2019
|8:00 – 8:30am||Announcement/Nomination|
|8:30 – 9:15am||Plenary 4: Researching Lesson Study Using Design-Based Technology||Dr. Marlon Ebaeguin|
|9:15 – 10:15am|| Plenary 5:School Curriculum Management for the Establishment of
Learning Community on SEAMEO Curriculum and Teachers Standards
|Prof. Masami Isoda|
|10:15 – 10:45am||BREAK|
|10:45 – 11:30am||Symposium 3: From Tensions to Institutionalization: Lesson Study in
Higher Education Institutions
|Dr. Levi E. Elipane
Mr. Von Christopher Chua
Ms. Geraldine Libron
Ms. Anna Jean Garcia
Dr. Leorence Tandog
Engr. Marian Grace T. Veloso
|11:30am – 12:15pm||Collaborating in Lesson Study Beyond the Classroom.||Dr. Manabu Sumida|
|12:15 – 1:15pm||BREAK|
|1:15 – 2:30pm||Panel Discussion||Dr. Christine Lee
Dr. Masami Isoda
Dr. Manabu Sumida
Dr. Arif Hidayat
|2:30 – 3:15pm||President's Report
|3:15 – 3:30pm||BREAK|
|3:30 – 4:30pm||Plans and Suggestions for Future Activities|
|4:30 – 5:00pm||Closing Program|