Rigor is not for everyone and other education myths

01/23/2014 | MiddleWeb

There are myths surrounding rigor -- what it is and how to use rigor in the classroom, author Barbara Blackburn writes in this article. Blackburn examines five myths regarding the Common Core State Standards and rigor, including the myth that assigning a lot homework is a sign a rigor. She also writes about the myth that rigor is not for all students, noting the reality is that students will live up to or down to teachers' expectations.

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