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Not Grading is Awful

Not Grading is Awful | Ripples | Scoop.it
Cross posted from my own blog; Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension. I am just going to admit it; not grading sucks!  Not grading means I cannot assign an average, translate it into a grade and ...
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Best Practice Fits All

Best Practice Fits All | Ripples | Scoop.it
When you hear professional development described as "one size fits all", what do you imagine? Heads resting on hands? Glazed eyes? Sidebar conversations running rampant? I can relate-- I have sat i...
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Cognitive Rigor Matrix-SCS DoE


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John R. Walkup's curator insight, January 5, 1:55 AM

The South Carolina State Department of Education discusses cognitive rigor to great lengths in this training document.

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It's Elementary!: Webb's Depth of Knowledge & DOK Posters FREEBIE!

It's Elementary!: Webb's Depth of Knowledge & DOK Posters FREEBIE! | Ripples | Scoop.it
Two widely used measures of rigor are Bloom's Taxonomy and Webb's Depth of Knowledge Levels. Both measures of rigor go from the simple to the complex. Karen Hess' Cognitive Rigor Matrix integrates these models as a ...

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John R. Walkup's curator insight, November 14, 1:58 PM

A brief explanation on Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge, discussing the differences between the two models

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Blooms Webbs and Hess Cognitive Rigor Matrix Applied to Little Red Riding Hood

Blooms Webbs and Hess Cognitive Rigor Matrix Applied to Little Red Riding Hood | Ripples | Scoop.it
  Blooms Webbs and Hess Cognitive Rigor Matrix DoK Chart and Levels (PDF 89 KB) Little Red Riding Hood (PDF 4.32 MB) Little Red Riding Hood Analysis (PDF 37 KB) Blank Cognitive Rigor Matrix Hess (P...

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John R. Walkup's curator insight, June 25, 3:21 AM

A nice discussion about how certain questions and activities related to Little Red Riding Hood in regard to Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge. Features the Cognitive Rigor Matrix.

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Excellent DOK Resources

Excellent DOK Resources | Ripples | Scoop.it

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JoAnne Buiteweg's curator insight, March 12, 7:46 PM

Content specific ideas related to DOK.

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Sketchnote of Show What You Know With Media by Silvia Tolisano

Sketchnote of Show What You Know With Media by Silvia Tolisano | Ripples | Scoop.it
Today has been a big day for me for multiple reasons at Miami Device. One of the biggest was the opportunity to meet Silvia Tolisano (@langwitches) for the first time face-to-face and have lunch to...
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Its funny how many teachers preach, "Show" don't "Tell" and yet assign the same old boring book reports we've doing since the 50's.

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Seeing The Other Side Of The Moon

Seeing The Other Side Of The Moon | Ripples | Scoop.it
When I was a boy, I loved to lay on the front porch at night. With no streetlights or neighbors, our house was enveloped in darkness, surrounded by swampy creeks and woods, accompanied by the sound...
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Learners at the Center - Findings and Recommendations

Learners at the Center - Findings and Recommendations | Ripples | Scoop.it
Learners need to be at the center of new learning networks. Read the Aspen Task Force report to see how we do it: http://bit.ly/1vzWWJR
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10 Silent Disruptors Of Student Academic Performance

10 Silent Disruptors Of Student Academic Performance | Ripples | Scoop.it
Factors that disrupt student academic performance include weak responses to data, work outside of the students' ZPD, and little depth of knowledge.
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Cognitive Rigor Matrix in Mathematics


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John R. Walkup's curator insight, January 19, 1:20 PM

The Northest Area Education Agency uses this cognitive rigor matrix originally published by Hess, Jones, Carlock, and Walkup in their trainings. This matrix was adopted by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium to select items for the Next Generation Assessments.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Free Cognitive Rigor Matrix Templates!


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John R. Walkup's curator insight, June 9, 7:45 PM

We have made our Cognitive Rigor Matrix charts downloadable in a variety of formats, including bitmap, vector, MS Word, and PowerPoint.

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Assessment Design: A Matrix To Assess Your Assessments

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Assessment Design: A Matrix To Assess Your Assessments

 

"Rigor is not established by the unthinking use of Webb or Bloom or other verbs."

"...just throwing some verbs around as starters for “rigorous” tasks is not enough to address the first bullet concerning the challenge of the task. Rigorous tasks are a function of cognitive demand and situational complexity, not just the verb used. Self-assess against our audit matrix to test your tests, therefore:


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Webb's Depth of Knowledge-Narrated Slides

DOK presentation

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JoAnne Buiteweg's curator insight, March 12, 7:59 PM

This is a webinar - and provides a basic overview of Webb's Depth of Knowledge.

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Dr. Norman Webb's DOK Overview - It Is Not a Linear System

Dr. Norman Webb gives an overview of Depth of Knowledge levels and how they relate to curriculum development and testing.

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JoAnne Buiteweg's curator insight, August 6, 11:08 AM

Hear how Dr. Webb came to his Depth of Knowledge view of curricular learning.

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Succinct- 5 Keys in the Learning/Teaching Cycle

Succinct- 5 Keys in the Learning/Teaching Cycle | Ripples | Scoop.it
When I transferred my blog from Blogger to Wordpress, not only did I run into domain name problems but I also had posts that didn't transfer.  This post is an oldie but still speaks to me.   Two gr...
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Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask Your Students

Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask Your Students | Ripples | Scoop.it
Over a decade ago, cognitive scientists John D. Bransford and Daniel J. Schwartz asked fifth graders and college students to create a recovery plan to pr
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“Skinnying” the Standards into Six Buckets

“Skinnying” the Standards into Six Buckets | Ripples | Scoop.it

Discover a unique way to break down the Common Core into manageable groups. Using buckets, teachers and students will better understand expectations of the Common Core overall as well as what is expected during a particular lesson.


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