Reflecting on a sample mathematics lesson
Use this link to go to the Sample secondary math lesson. Read this lesson alone or with a colleague. Then use the questions below to consider what issues this new teacher faced as she tried to implement her lesson:
 What do you think this teacher might have done to prepare for this lesson?
 How might these actions have impacted student learning?
 What sort of tasks did she use?
 How were they ordered?
 What pedagogical moves did she make?
 Did these support or hinder student learning?
 Do you think she met her lesson objective?
 Did the students understand?
 If you were to teach a followup lesson to this one, what might you do?
After discussing the sample lesson, you might try applying these same questions after observing the class of a colleague.
