Commerce Middle School

Increasing Rigor

Handy reference for Webb's Depth of Knowledge on increasing rigor

These references may come in handy when you're planning your lessons in order to increase rigor.

Increasing rigor through depth of knowledge

How to add rigor to anything

4 Myths of Increasing Rigor

Myth #1: Lots of Homework is a Sign of Rigor
Myth #2: Rigor Means Doing More
Myth #3: Rigor is Not For Everyone
Myth #4: Providing Support Means Lessening Rigor
Myth #5: Resources Do Not Equal Rigor

Doodling as Another Tool?

Google has now Hired a "Chief Doodler" and Employs a Doodling Staff

Sketcho Frenzy: The Basics of Visual Note-taking
1. Pen beats computer-actually writing the notes makes you think deeper and understand and remember the information.

2. Sketch noting allows the listener to supplement written notes with drawn images to reinforce a key concept or connect big ideas.