The Common Core has been a hot topic for quite some time now. Unfortunately, many of the rumblings are based in misunderstandings or vague interpretations of what the standards actually are.
Rigor is one of those widely discussed issues inherent within the Common Core. The term "rigor" has been used in a variety of ways, and as a result many myths have emerged. Rigor is not a negative thing. In fact, who would argue raising the bar for our students? After all, we are preparing our students to compete and be successful in a global economy, right?
The following is a list of the most common myths discussed around what rigor looks like in a Common Core classroom, as well as the realities associated with each, compiled from Middle Web. Click on "view all photos" to read through the list.
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