RIGOR. CFN 211 Principals’ Conference January 24, 2014 Jean McKeon, Network Leader Kim Gori-Rizzo & Tracy Keane.
CFN 211 Principals’ Conference
January 24, 2014
Jean McKeon, Network Leader
Kim Gori-Rizzo & Tracy Keane
Rigor is creating an environment in which each student is expected to learn at high levels, each student is supported so he or she can learn at high levels, and each student demonstrates learning at high levels.
Rigor is at the center of the standards, and much of the push for the standards came from a concern about the lack of rigor in many schools today.
RRaise the level of Content
IIncrease the Complexity
GGive appropriate support and guidance
OOpen your Focus
Shift from a narrow, closed focus to a wider, more open-ended one by:
Summative Assessments are used to evaluate students
Formative Assessments are used to help a student and teacher adjust to improve learning
Three-Step Process of Formative Assessment
After visiting classrooms, review your findings with your team:
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