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School principal ("Head of School") Todd Nelson says:

"We are fairly accepting of the use of the word “rigor” as a positive term for high standards and accomplishments in lots of things, including education. As it turns out, “vigor” might be a much better choice."

Read in the very short piece linked below, why Todd Nelson finds "vigor" the more appropriate term.
kaye On 1/27/13, Teachers.Net Gazette wrote: > School principal ("Head of School") Todd Nelson says: > > "We are fairly accepting of the use of the word “rigor” as a > positive term for high standards and accomplishments in lots > of things, including education. As it turns out, “vigor” > might be a much better choice." > &g...See More
Feb 2, 2013
Broke FL Teacher On 2/02/13, kaye wrote: > On 1/27/13, Teachers.Net Gazette wrote: >> School principal ("Head of School") Todd Nelson says: >> >> "We are fairly accepting of the use of the word “rigor” as a >> positive term for high standards and accomplishments in lots >> of things, including education. As it turns out, “vigo...See More
Feb 2, 2013
LS br> > Like the previous poster, I'm thinking of Maslow's Heirachy of > needs: I'm so busy trying to survive day-to-day teaching that I > can't get to higher-level stuff like vigor vs. whatever. It's > hard enough to cram the basics into their heads. Higher-level > thinking is for higher-level kids.

I too work in a high po...See More
Feb 17, 2013


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