Educators Leanna Ferreira and Jenny Pennell say that the key to creating academically rigorous lessons lies in identifying and implementing characteristics of rigor. In the course “Planning for Rigor,” educators will discover how to promote thinking that goes beyond recalling information and helps students make meaning for themselves.
In this course you will learn:
- To Identify the characteristics of rigor
- To Determine levels of rigor
- The stages of rigorous thinking
Click here for a leader’s guide created by the Ohio Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Leanna Ferreira, Gifted and Talented Coordinator at Mid-Ohio ESC, also serves as the Region 6 Board Member for the Ohio Association of Gifted Children and serves as the secretary for the Coordinator Division. She holds a Gifted Endorsement from the University of Cincinnati, as well as a bachelor’s degree in secondary math education and a master’s degree in library & information science from Kent State University.
Jenny Pennell, Gifted and Talented Coordinator at Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, also serves as the Region 6 Gifted Coordinator Representative for the Ohio Association for Gifted Children. In addition, she serves as a Children’s Theater Foundation board member. She holds a master’s degree in talent development education as well as a Gifted Endorsement from Ashland University.