Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

09.03.13 “Rigor Collapse”–Thoughts on Break It Down 2.0

Watching video today with Team Taxonomy, my colleague John Costello coined a useful term that I am going to add to the 2.0 version of Break It Down in the coming revised Teach Like a Champion.  The term is “Rigor Collapse” and refers to what happens when you ask a really hard question that kids can’t…