the dark side of rigor - Steve Barkley

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 their approach to final exams for documenting student learning. Ole Jorgeson and Percy Abram, authors of the article The Dark Side of Rigor, provide insights […]

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Podcast: Examining the Dark Side of Rigor

Ole Jorgenson and Percy Abram, authors of the article The Dark Side of Rigor, share their past and current experiences and research in exploring problems that arise when rigor is defined as “lots of difficult work” rather than depth and challenges in learning. They share ways to engage staff and parents in important reflections connecting […]

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