Can your students analyse their own
understanding of content?
Academic standards call for increased rigour, but simply raising
complexity is not enough. Students must also know how to investigate,
experiment, solve problems and deepen their understanding of the content. They
need to be able to apply their learning to authentic, reality-based situations.
Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks: Classroom Techniques to Help
Students Generate & Test Hypotheses Across Disciplines explores
explicit techniques for mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice:
teaching students to generate and test hypotheses. It includes:
Essentials for Achieving Rigour series of instructional guides helps educators
become highly skilled at implementing, monitoring and adapting instruction.
Put it to practical use immediately, adopting day-to-day examples as models for
application in your own classroom.