School-wide Lesson Study Case: Hillcrest Elementary School
Hillcrest Elementary School, in San Francisco Unified School District, began its journey of school-wide lesson study in 2016, focusing on mathematics. Between 2016 and 2019, mathematics achievement at Hillcrest for students of color, low-income students and English learners went from below district averages to substantially above district averages.
student-led presentations at public research lessons, with students explaining their mathematics journals to a small group of educators from outside the school
Games nights to introduce parents to Teaching through problem-solving games they can play with their children and the style of instruction the schools used that prioritizes student thinking and curiosity.
Parents invited to attention public research lessons: