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, March 10, 2014

Characteristics of Effective Questions

Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe describe seven essential characteristics of effective questions.  How do your questions measure up?

1.     Is open ended
2.     Is thought-provoking and intellectually engaging
3.     Calls for higher-order thinking
4.     Points toward important, transferable ideas
5.     Raises additional questions
6.     Requires support and justification
Recurs over time

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