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 15, 2014
Provoking Thought with Questions
I ran across this blog entry a couple of weeks ago. It provides a good description of the different types of questions (scroll down through the initial information) and provides examples of some. Take a look:
Low Risk Questions
These have no right or wrong answer. Examples include asking for students’ opinions about something, or simply asking what comes into their heads when you introduce an idea or concept. These types of questions are most effective in initiating discussion.