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Karin Hess


Karin Hess is the author of the Hess Cognitive Rigor Matrices, a former teacher and school administrator, and an internationally recognized leader in the use of learning progressions and performance assessment. This article is an adapted except form her forthcoming book, Rigor by Design, Not Chance: Five Key Teacher Moves that Promote Cognitive Engagement, Self-Direction, and Deeper Thinking (ASCD, 2022).

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The ABCs of Rigorous Lesson Design
Karin Hess
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Deepening Student Understanding with Collaborative Discourse
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