rigor - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Teachers: Emotions Are Not Soft Skills. They are Hard Science.

Tara Brown, The Connection Coach, shares the need for relationships to precede relevance and rigor. The author of “Different Cultures – Common Ground,” shares beliefs and strategies that guide us […]

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Podcast for Teachers: The More the Rigor, the More Students Move

Experienced teacher, curriculum director, coach and teacher trainer, Tracy Ocasio, shares her thoughts on the importance of students being engaged in rigorous learning. Key to the design of teaching is […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Differentiating Rigor

What is the difference between positive stress that increases learning and distress that is harmful to learning and wellness? How does a teacher differentiate rigor? Hear how one school changed […]

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Podcast for Parents: When Is a Rigorous Program What We Want for Our Students? When Isn’t It?

What signs signal us as parents that the “rigor” level of our child’s program may need an adjustment? What conversations should parents be having with school staff about rigor? How […]

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Rigor

As I have spent a substantial number of days recently observing in K12 classrooms, I’ve looked to identify examples of students engaged in rigorous learning. Oregon’s Small School Initiative website […]

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