Improving Teaching Does Improve Teachers

  title={Improving Teaching Does Improve Teachers},
  author={Catherine C. Lewis and Rebecca Perry and Shelley Friedkin and Jillian R. Roth},
  journal={Journal of Teacher Education},
  pages={368 - 375}
The authors comment on the article by Morris and Hiebert in three ways. First, they add thoughts about why improvement efforts often focus on teachers, rather than teaching. Second, they offer evidence from U.S. lesson study research that focus on teaching can improve both students’ learning and teachers’ learning. Finally, they suggest that the instructional products and common assessments advocated by Hiebert and Morris are not sufficient, and that they need to be accompanied by practice… 

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