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2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

June 2628, 2015
Nashville, Tenn.

Invest in the power of great instruction and learn how to leverage it in classrooms and school districts.



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How to Plan Rigorous Instruction

by Robyn R. Jackson

Table of Contents

Chapter 3. Choosing Rigorous Instructional Strategies

In this chapter you will …

  • Understand what makes instruction rigorous.
  • Understand each of the stages of rigorous learning. Learn how to systematically move students through the stages of rigorous instruction.
  • Learn instructional strategies you can use at each stage of instruction to prepare students for the stages to come.
  • Plan rigorous learning activities for your students in an upcoming unit.

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  • Your plans for an upcoming unit, including the objectives, the day-to-day plans, and the essential understanding or "big ideas."
  • Any assignments you will give for the upcoming unit.
  • The summative assessment for the upcoming unit.
  • Any curriculum guides for the unit provided by your school or district.

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