A Good thing: There seems to be a wide spread concern about rigor in our schools, but addressing the change that is needed is challenging. This is especially true in those schools that the learning culture has been set by previous building leaders and well established tenured teachers in the building. Change is daunting. Most [...]
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November 20, 2011 · 1 Comment · change, Common Core Standards, leadership, learning, reflecting, Rigor
November 18, 2011 · No Comments · learning
What is essential to learning? It is not teacher lecture. It is not a student completing a worksheet. It is not giving the teacher the correct answer. It is not reading a textbook and answering the questions. It is not bubbling the correct answer on a multiple-choice test. Engagement is essential to learning. [...]
What constitutes rigor? Rigor – What is it? on Huffduffer
November 2, 2011 · 6 Comments · Rigor
“True rigor is creating an environment in which each student is expected to learn at high levels, each student is supported so he or she can learn at high levels, and each student demonstrates learning at high levels (Blackburn, 2008).” Barbara Blackburn in her blog post Rigor and the Common Core State Standards makes some [...]