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).
Friday, December 14, 2012
"The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate 'apparently ordinary'
people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying
winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people." K. Patricia Cross