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Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

03.26.17 The First Answer is Rarely Sufficient: A Common Opportunity for More Rigor

This is my third of three posts about “common opportunities” to make good classrooms more rigorous.  I posted last week about replacing “agree or disagree” prompts with something more nuanced like “develop,” and about making it clear to students how you wan them to participate in class. Today’s idea is making the reworking of ideas—verbally and…