How to Tackle the Challenges of Rigor and the Common Core

Get Practical, Teacher-Tested Strategies that Really Work!

The Common Core State Standards emphasize increased instructional rigor that requires a balanace of high expectations and student support.

In this interactive webinar, rigor expert Dr. Barbara Blackburn will describe what instructional rigor looks like in the classroom, what it means for your students, and how you can connect increased rigor to the Common Core. You will learn how to scaffold instruction and how to successfully include struggling learners and students with special needs.

Webinar participants will take away

  • Effective strategies for teaching about text complexity
  • Easy-to-implement tips for enhancing vocabulary instruction
  • Specific ways to increase higher order thinking
  • FREE resources for raising the level of rigor in the classroom

Webinar Details

Title: How To Tackle the Challenges of Rigor and the Common Core

When: February 12, 2013, 4:30 PM ET
Cost: FREE
Location: Your Computer

Who Should Attend?

All K-12 educators who want concrete, effective ways to increase rigor and meet the Common Core State Standards.

Dr. Barbara Blackburn
Dr. Blackburn has dedicated her professional life to increasing rigor in the classroom and to guiding and motivating other educators. In addition to speaking at state and national conferences, she regularly presents lively, engaging workshops to teachers and school leaders nationwide.
Author of several best-selling books, including Rigor is NOT a Four-Letter Word, 2nd Edition.
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