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- DescriptionTeachers are required to increase the rigor for students, but how? This book by bestselling author and rigor expert Barbara Blackburn has the answer! It is a treasure chest of more than 200 practical and highly-effective tools that can be used across grade levels and subject areas to increase student rigor, leading your students to higher engagement and deeper learning. Topics covered include...* Asking higher-level questions * Scaffolding to help all students achieve success * Differentiating instruction and using modifications * Fostering independence through gradual release of responsibility * Increasing text difficulty and teaching close reading * Setting high expectations * Changing students' views of success * Encouraging effort and goal-setting * Creating an environment that is conducive to learning * Using effective grading policies and assessment tools * Working with parents, colleagues, and administrators * And much, much more! Rigor in Your Classroom will be your go-to resource throughout the school year, as you continually return to it to try new tools with your students. Bonus: The tools are accompanied by graphic organizers, charts, templates, and reproducibles for easy implementation.
- Author BiographyDr. Barbara Blackburn is the bestselling author of fourteen books and is a sought-after national and international consultant. She was an award-winning professor at Winthrop University and has taught early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students.
- Author(s)Barbara R. Blackburn
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication10/06/2014
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note56 black & white tables
- Weight589 g
- Width216 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine15 mm
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