Developing Pre-service Teachers’ Capacity in Teaching Science with Technology Through Microteaching Lesson Study Approach
George Zhou 1 * , Judy Xu 1, Dragana Martinovic 1
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1 University of Windsor
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Abstract

Background:
In order to effectively use technology in teaching, teacher candidates need to develop technology related pedagogical content knowledge through being engaged in a process of discussion, modeling, practice, and reflection.

Material and methods:
Based on the examination of teacher candidates’ lesson plan assignments, observations of their microteaching performance, and their reflective journals,

Results:
Our study found that Microteaching Lesson Study in methods courses provides teacher candidates a great opportunity to learn how to teach with technology.

Conclusions:
The significance of MLS lies in the opportunity of practice, collaborative refection, instant feedback, and learning from each other.

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This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.12973/eurasia.2017.00605a

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2017 - Volume 13 Issue 1, pp. 85-103

Publication date: 27 Oct 2016

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