December 16, 2014 by Scott McLeod 1 Comment
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Asking students to do even more low-level factual recall and procedural regurgitation work is not ‘rigorous’ learning. And it surely isn’t vigorous learning either.
Absolutely. As a gifted facilitator, I find that teachers often think that adding “extra” or “more challenging” (of the same routine kind of work) is what they want. No. They want challenging work that engages their thinking with real problems and the interesting tasks.
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