# The Lesson Study Group

at Mills College

## Course Content

Course ContentModuleCourse ContentEstimated Time Needed to CompleteModule 1Lay the Groundwork for Lesson StudyReview Prepare Your Team and conduct any steps your team may need to prepare5-30 minutesReview Study Step 1 – Download the Teaching and Learning Plan5-10...

## Lay the Groundwork for Lesson Study

Overview Fractions Unit Plan...

## Conduct a Cycle Resources

Conduct a Cycle Resources If your team is new to Lesson Study, we recommend that you: Look over Prepare Your Team, which focuses on the norms and logistics you need to have in place before beginning the Lesson Study cycle.  (If your team has a designated facilitator,...

## What Is Challenging About Fractions?

Step 2: Math Content There’s something weird about fractions.  If the numerator, which is the top, is the same, the bigger the denominator the smaller the fraction.  – Student from Grade 5 research lesson Like Jordan, many students feel that “there’s something...

## What Is Hard about Fractions?

What Makes Fractions So Difficult? There’s something weird about fractions.  If the numerator, which is the top, is the same, the bigger the denominator the smaller the fraction.  – Jordan, Grade 5 student Like Jordan, many students feel that “there’s something...