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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. Blog Archive » How I see the SAMR Model. Everyone is talking about the SAMR model for eLearning.

Blog Archive » How I see the SAMR Model

A principal emailed me this week wanting to know more about the concept so I emailed her with a reply but thought it may be useful to add my thoughts more publicly too. The SAMR model is based on the thinkings of Ruben Puentedura. In a nutshell here is how I see what the SAMR letters stand for. S- Substitution- would be you just used an iPad as a flash sort of text book for the kids to read and copy from. A- Augmentation- you might have the text book read to you via Speech Selection so that is moving things up a notch. M- Modification- You might make your own book using Book Creator that includes graphics, audio, video and hyperlinks etc R- Redefinition- You might have students all collaborating making pages for a Book Creator including graphics, audio, video and hyperlinks etc and combining them in one book which you then publish it on iTunes.

I made this graphic using Explain Everything app to show the levels of SAMR. Redefining Learning Through Screencasting. Introducing new technology into the classroom, especially iPads, can be overwhelming -- even daunting.

Redefining Learning Through Screencasting

When first getting started, the technology may seem like more of a distraction than a learning opportunity. So how do you begin? Scott Meech (@smeech), Director of Technology for the Downer's Grove School District in Illinois, offers this perspective: A lot of times, when technology is first introduced into the classroom, the technology becomes the target. You hear a lot of teachers saying, "I want to do an iMovie project [or another app]. " . . . when technology becomes effective, the learning target is articulated as "I want students to . . . demonstrate knowledge or understanding.

" 4 Visual Guides To Bloom's Taxonomy Apps. Yesterday, we looked at an overview of the old and revised versions of Bloom’s taxonomy .

4 Visual Guides To Bloom's Taxonomy Apps

We talked a little bit about categorizing current classroom activities to see which of Bloom’s objectives you’re addressing (whether intentionally or unintentionally). Today, we’re looking at some apps and web tools that address the Bloom’s taxonomy objectives – helping bring Mr. Bloom into the 21st century. There are a ton of great lists out there that showcase many (many, many) apps and digital tools that address the objectives. And they are by no means comprehensive, so don’t limit yourself. Rather than reinventing the wheel here, we’ll start by looking at a few lists compiled by different folks along the way. Allan's Blog. Fourni par Traduction DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION: V4 published Mar 2015.

Allan's Blog

This PDF Poster has links to 122 of the latest and most popular educational apps. Now these resources are available in 19 different languages. New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model. Sometimes a visual guide comes along and it just makes total sense.

New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model

That’s how I felt about Allan Carrington’s clever ‘Padagogy Wheel‘ which we featured on Edudemic last week. Padwheelposter.pdf. The Modern Taxonomy Wheel. Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating. Teaching Strategies Chris Davis, Powerful Learning Practice LLC By Shelley Wright I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong.

Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

I know this statement sounds heretical in the realms of education, but I think this is something we should rethink, especially since it is so widely taught to pre-service teachers. I agree that the taxonomy accurately classifies various types of cognitive thinking skills. Conceived in 1956 by a group of educators chaired by Benjamin Bloom, the taxonomy classifies skills from least to most complex. 21st Century Learning / iPadagogy Wheel.001. Creative Book Builder - All about apps in YOUR classroom! Bloomin' Apps. Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps. LearningToday shares with everyone two beautiful posters, that help us remember Bloom’s Taxonomy: the Blooming Butterfly and the Blooming Orange.

Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps

How do we connect the Bloom’s Taxonomy with the iPad? Following inDave Mileham and Kelly Tenkeley’s footsteps of assigning iPad apps to the different levels of the Bloom’s Taxonomy, I created the following table with apps that I have tested out and am recommending. (Click to see a larger version of the image) In order to make the cut, the app had to fulfill the criteria (from Wikipedia and according to the Blooming Orange’s verbs) set out for each level. You will notice that several apps that are in the same app category (ex. screencasting: ShowMe, ScreenChomp and ExplainEverything) are represented on different levels of the Bloom’s. I want to encourage/challenge you, to take a look at the iPad apps on YOUR iPad and to categorize these apps with the different thinking levels and THEN take the next step to SHARE your list with other educators.

35 Digital Tools That Work With Bloom's Taxonomy. Integrating technology in the classroom and engaging students in higher order thinking creates the ultimate learning experience for students. Bloom’s Taxonomy and digital tools creates an innovative learning environment where students are engaged in their assignments. The following is a list of digital tools as it relates to Bloom’s Taxonomy. 1. Creating – In creating, students create projects that involve video editing, storytelling, video casting, podcasting, and animating.

Digital tools to allow students to create include: Story Kit , Comic Life , iMovie , and GoAnimate.com , SonicPics , Fotobabble , and Sock Puppet . 2. Blooms Taxonomy of Apps. Bloom iPads Apps. K-5 iPad Apps for Remembering: Part One of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy. (Updated 10/2013) It is Benjamin Bloom's belief that the entry point to learning is the acquisition of knowledge.

K-5 iPad Apps for Remembering: Part One of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy

He postulates that a solid foundation of terms, facts, theories, and skills is the educational base that will allow the mind to evaluate information effectively and inspire innovation. Our schools' emphasis on and devotion to standards-based instruction and high-stakes testing reflects a desire for students to become proficient at memorizing terms, and facts as well as and mastering various sets of skills. Yet, we live in an age of "too much information" where facts are readily available on the mobile devices carried in our pockets.

Knowledge is now accessible with just a swift swipe of a finger. iPurpose before iPad. The two above images are good examples of purposeful thinking about iPad usage in schools.

iPurpose before iPad

One, a screenshot of an oft-used tool known as iPad As.. by edtechteacher.org, focuses on what the iPad can be used for and provides links to various apps that can be utilised for those functions. It goes without saying that it is a very useful website for schools thinking about iPads. It provides nutshell explanations of a number of apps that relate to each iPad as… category as well as pricing.