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Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. This is the introduction to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy.

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

The different taxonomical levels can be viewed individually via the navigation bar or below this introduction as embedded pages. This is an update to Bloom's Revised Taxonomy which attempts to account for the new behaviours and actions emerging as technology advances and becomes more ubiquitous. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy describes many traditional classroom practices, behaviours and actions, but does not account for the new processes and actions associated with Web 2.0 technologies, infowhelm (the exponential growth in information), increasing ubiquitous personal technologies or cloud computing.Bloom's Digital Taxonomy isn't about the tools or technologies rather it is about using these to facilitate learning.

Outcomes on rubrics are measured by competence of use and most importantly the quality of the process or product. For example. Key Resources This infographic links Blooms Digital Taxonomy to the communication spectrum. Born to Learn. Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Domains. Bloom's Taxonomy was created in 1956 under the leadership of educational psychologist Dr Benjamin Bloom in order to promote higher forms of thinking in education, such as analyzing and evaluating, rather than just remembering facts (rote learning).

Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Domains

The Three Types of Learning The committee identified three domains of educational activities or learning (Bloom, 1956): Cognitive: mental skills (Knowledge) Affective: growth in feelings or emotional areas (Attitude or self) Psychomotor: manual or physical skills (Skills) Since the work was produced by higher education, the words tend to be a little bigger than we normally use. Domains can be thought of as categories. While the committee produced an elaborate compilation for the cognitive and affective domains, they omitted the psychomotor domain. This compilation divides the three domains into subdivisions, starting from the simplest behavior to the most complex. Cognitive Domain Table of The Cognitive Domain. Bringing Gamification to the Classroom. On April 7, 2014, a vulnerability with the OpenSSL library, a data encryption protocol used by many web servers across the internet, was discovered and published.

Bringing Gamification to the Classroom

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Mobile technologies have condensed our whole digital world into a pocket-sized gadget that was science fiction a few decades ago. Some people love jigsaw puzzles. We joined Dr. Four Phases of Learning. Make Assessments Meaningful? I think meaningful assessments can come in many shapes and sizes.

Make Assessments Meaningful?

In fact, to be thoroughly engaging and to draw the best work out of the students, assessments should come in different formats. Thankfully, with the Common Core standards exemplifying the 4Cs -- Creativity and Critical Thinking (through performance-based assessments), Collaboration, and Communication (through the use of interdisciplinary writing) -- we are looking at a more fluid future in testing formats. As long as the format itself is aligned with real-world skills, a meaningful assessment does not need to be lockstep with a particular structure any more. When I think about my own definition of a "meaningful assessment," I think the test must meet certain requirements.

The assessment must have value other than "because it's on the test. " Criteria for a Meaningful Classroom Assessment To address these requirements, I ask myself the following guided questions: Assessment rubrics. Rubrics for Assessment. A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, group work/cooperative learning, concept map, research process/ report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects.

Rubrics for Assessment

Quick Links to Rubrics Social Media Project Rubrics Wiki RubricCriteria for assessing individual and group Wiki contributions. Blog RubricAssess individual blog entries, including comments on peers' blogs. Twitter RubricAssess learning during social networking instructional assignments. The 4Cs. 30 COMPETENCES. Jean-Pierre Astolfi s’inscrit dans le courant de la professionnalisation du métier d’enseignant.


Pour montrer les évolutions en cours, il analyse les mots employés dans la profession. Or, on n’arrive pas à stabiliser un vocabulaire spécialisé autour des enseignants. Certes, en créant un vocabulaire spécialisé, on risque de créer un jargon et, en conséquence, de faire de la rétention d'informations, mais il est nécessaire d'employer des mots dont le sens est stabilisé car le vocabulaire courant n'est pas assez précis et oblige à recourir constamment aux périphrases.

JP Astolfi a proposé deux séries de 10 mots, d’un côté les mots courants pour définir les apprentissages, de l’autre, les mots du jargon des sciences de l'éducation. Il a passé chaque couple de mots en revue. 1- Transmission/Construction La transmission. 9 compétences essentielles. How Learners Are Like Cats. Learners are like cats.

How Learners Are Like Cats

This occurred to me recently when teaching a group of 8th graders about the wonders of the preposition. Engage or entertain? Accelerated Learning. Center for Accelerated Learning. Helping organizations speed and enhance learning What Is Accelerated Learning?

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