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).
Monday, December 13, 2010
Can humor help your students learn?
Interesting story in The New York Times. Have you seen this play out in your classroom? I've seen excellent examples of teachers who use humor to set up a lesson, but I never connected it to better problem-solving.