What are we calling ‘rigorous’ learning?

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. @mcleod, dangerouslyirrelevant.org

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.

One Response to “What are we calling ‘rigorous’ learning?”

  1. 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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