Increased Rigor & Relevance
Rigor- in which students demonstrate a thorough, in-depth mastery of challenging
tasks to develop cognitive skills through reflective thought, analysis, problem-solving,
evaluation, or creativity. (International Center for Leadership in Education)
Relevance- learning in which students apply core knowledge, concepts,
or skills to solve real-world problems. Relevant learning is interdisciplinary.
(International Center for Leadership in Education)