Picture this

my lesson, how LAMS is being used with pre-service teachers to develop effective classroom activities

Leanne Cameron

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Abstract

The Teacher Education Program at Macquarie University is trialling the use of LAMS as a scaffold for lesson planning with pre-service teachers. Throughout the process of authoring a LAMS sequence, these students are required to think about all aspects of their lessons in detail and LAMS enables them to experience the lesson themselves via a Preview mode before using it in the classroom. The graphic interface allows students and their tutors to visualise lessons providing an instant 'picture' of the lesson and its content with a clarity not available in traditional written lesson plans. In addition, LAMS creates these lessons in a standardised template of activities that can easily be modified for future re-use.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the First International LAMS Conference 2006
Subtitle of host publicationdesigning the future of learning
EditorsRobyn Philip, Angela Voerman, James Dalziel
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherLAMS Foundation
Pages25-34
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational LAMS Conference (1st : 2006) - Sydney
Duration: 6 Dec 20068 Dec 2006

Conference

ConferenceInternational LAMS Conference (1st : 2006)
CitySydney
Period6/12/068/12/06

Keywords

  • teaching and learning strategies
  • lesson plans
  • pre-service teacher education
  • higher education
  • re-use
  • LAMS sequences

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