Increasing Rigor in the Classroom (Quick Reference Guide)

Increasing Rigor in the Classroom (Quick Reference Guide)

by Barbara R. Blackburn

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Attending to rigor in the classroom means 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. In this quick reference guide, expert Barbara R. Blackburn covers

  • The 3 components and 10 myths of rigor.
  • 4 characteristics of rigorous assessments.
  • 7 instructional and scaffolding strategies.
  • Tips and steps for increasing rigor in assessments and the classroom.

This guide's strategies, examples, and tips will help teachers design rigorous instruction and assessment that advance student achievement.

8.5" x 11" 3-panel foldout guide (6 pages), laminated for extra durability and 3-hole-punched for binder storage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416627203
Publisher: ASCD
Publication date: 10/25/2018
Pages: 6
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Barbara R. Blackburn, PhD, a top 30 Global Guru in Education, is the author of multiple books, including Rigor Is NOT a Four-Letter Word, Rigor and Assessment in the Classroom, Rigor and Differentiation in the Classroom, Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom, and Rigor in Your School: A Toolkit for Leaders. She is an international speaker and regularly provides schools and districts with professional development.

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