Rigor

As I have spent a substantial number of days recently observing in K12 classrooms, I’ve looked to identify examples of students engaged in rigorous learning. Oregon’s Small School Initiative website provides the following description of rigor: “When instruction is academically rigorous, students actively explore, research and solve complex problems to develop a deep understanding of […]

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Steve Barkley

For the past 30 years, Steve has served as a consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally, facilitating the changes necessary for them to reach students and successfully prepare them for the 21st century. Read more…