WRGR: Rigor Made Easy
I hosted WRGR: Rigor Made Easy, for a year. I interviewed teachers, teacher-leaders, and school and district leaders on topics related to rigor. Each show is about 8 minutes, and can be streamed or you can subscribe on ITunes.
In this premier episode of Rigor Made Easy, we define what rigor is, what it is not and how to make rigor happen.
There are many misconceptions about special needs students including conventional thinking around rigor. In this episode we discuss what rigor looks like in a special needs classroom.
In this segment we talk about the process of leading a learning community toward greater rigorous instruction.
In this segment we begin to think about the coming school year and how we can raise the bar for ourselves and our students.
In this segment we peek under the hood of a high-needs school and explore the processes and techniques they're successfully using to support rigorous instruction.
Our guest shares strategies for increasing the rigor of literacy instruction for all students
Our guest loves math and has developed some creative and enjoyable ways to make solving math problems enjoyable.
Rigor is not just cultivated by teachers in the classroom. Our guest shares the strategies he uses as a school counselor.
Increasing rigor in preschool, kindergarten and first grade? Our guest believes that rigor in early childhood education is appropriate and produces positive outcomes.
Yes, it's possible to increase rigor for students in poverty...if you understand these key points.