Equity and Rigor, How Do They Relate?

  • Equity and Rigor, How Do They Relate?

    Date: Apr 15, 2011
    Event: 2011 Annual Meeting Indianapolis
    Speaker: William P. Blintz, Sara Delano Moore

    This session will discuss the relationship between equity and rigor. The definition of rigor one chooses determines which students appear to succeed and which do not. The speakers will present definitions of rigor from a variety of sources; share examples of rigorous, classroom-based mathematical task; and discuss implications of these definitions and tasks for increasing equity in the mathematics classroom.