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Best-selling author Barbara R. Blackburn has taught early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students and has served as an educational consultant for three publishing companies. In addition to speaking at state and national conferences, she also regularly presents workshops for teachers and administrators in elementary, middle, and high schools. She is the author of numerous bestselling books on rigor and motivation.

For more about Barbara visit: www.barbarablackburnonline.com


More On Rigor:

Motivating Students to Higher Level of Rigor

The Beginner's Guide to Understanding Rigor



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Videos

What is Rigor? •  How to Increase Rigor in Your Classroom   •   Student Motivation and Rigor   •   Rigor and Assessment   •   Rigor and Leadership

New Titles

  • Rigor in the 6–12 Math and Science Classroom

    A Teacher Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn, Abbigail Armstrong

    Learn how to incorporate rigorous activities in your math or science classroom and help students reach higher levels of learning. Expert educators and consultants Barbara R. Blackburn and Abbigail Armstrong offer a practical framework for understanding rigor and provide specialized examples for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Rigor in the 6–12 ELA and Social Studies Classroom

    A Teacher Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn, Melissa Miles

    Learn how to incorporate rigorous activities in your English language arts or social studies classroom and help students reach higher levels of learning. Expert educators and consultants Barbara R. Blackburn and Melissa Miles offer a practical framework for understanding rigor and provide…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Rigor and Differentiation in the Classroom

    Tools and Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Learn how to differentiate instruction while maintaining a rigorous learning environment. In this practical book, rigor expert Barbara R. Blackburn shows that the differentiated classroom doesn’t mean extra work for top students and easy work for others; instead, you can have high expectations for…

    Paperback – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom

    Practical Tools and Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn, Bradley Steven Witzel

    In this new book, bestselling author Barbara R. Blackburn and intervention expert Bradley S. Witzel show you how to develop rigorous RTI and MTSS programs that will support students and lead them to lasting success. Written in a clear, engaging style, Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom combines an…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Rigor Is NOT a Four-Letter Word

    3rd Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Learn how to increase rigor so that all students can reach higher levels of learning! In this new edition of a best seller, author Barbara R. Blackburn offers practical ideas for raising expectations, increasing complexity, integrating scaffolding into instruction, creating open-ended choices and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

Free Resources for Teachers


Snapshot: Infusing Rigor into Formative Assessment - Four Simple Strategies
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Snapshot: Motivation Struggling Learners - Three Keys to Success
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