Join WALS 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, September 20-22
Dear WALS member
Meet new Lesson Study colleagues at WALS 2022! More than 250 presentations, from 28 countries have been submitted for the Malaysia conference! The Host Organizing Committee, led by Prof. Ts. Dr. Mohamad Sattar Rasul and Associate Prof. Dr. Zanaton Hj. Ikhsan, has planned three days of powerful keynotes and sessions, including a co-sponsored strand on Japanese tokkatsu (special activities that build teacher collaboration), social events and opportunities for cultural exchange. Additional optional days include a pre-conference for Ph.D. candidates and early-career researchers (September 19), school visits to seven schools ranging from pre-school to pre-university (September 23, fee) and a Malaysian Socio-cultural Tour (September 24, fee). Register by July 15 for early bird rates!
Task Force Updates
Three task forces will soon make recommendations to enhance WALS member services, website, and regional associations and future conferences. Stay tuned for news about new website features, enhanced member access to Lesson Study courses and materials, and synergy between the annual conference and regional Lesson and Learning Study activities!
New Volume in WALS Routledge Series
Educators’ Learning from Lesson Study brings together compelling first-hand accounts by more than 15 educators. Each chapter brings us the voice of a teacher whose understanding of teaching, learning, students, or mathematics has been changed by Lesson Study. Edited by Akihiko Takahashi, Thomas McDougal, Shelley Friedkin and Tad Watanabe, it is the newest addition to the Routledge -WALS Series, and it provides a powerful model for educators in any field who want to share their learning.