Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud

Podcast for Teachers: Differentiating Rigor

October 12, 2021

What is the difference between positive stress that increases learning and distress that is harmful to learning and wellness? How does a teacher differentiate rigor? Hear how one school changed their approach to final exams for documenting student learning. Ole Jorgeson and Percy Abram, authors of the article The Dark Side of Rigor, provide insights and suggestions.

Read Ole & Percy's article, "The Dark Side of Rigor" here.

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