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Bloom's and Moodle/Web 2.0 Tools

Bloom's and Moodle/Web 2.0 Tools
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Bloom’s Taxonomy | Digital Tools There are some excellent resources available on the web on Bloom’s Digital taxonomy. This digital version of the taxonomy accounts for the new technologies and the processes and actions associated with them. This Diigo list has many references, In particular see Andrew Churches’ Wiki which contains extensive resources. His Quick Sheets provide a quick reference and relate Digital Taxonomy Verbs and possible activities to the different taxonomic levels.LiveBinders version of these resources. This Prezi shows suggestions for Web 2.0 tools relating to Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. (See the Presentations page for further information on Prezi). Kathy Schrock has created ‘Bloomin’ Google‘ where she has categorised Google tools according to Bloom’s revised taxonomy. Her blog post explains its origins. Irena Kay’s ‘Bloom’s Taxonomy – Revised’ Like this: Like Loading...

Bloom’s Taxonomy: Bloomin’ Peacock Tomorrow I am doing a training on the Treasures Supplement that I created over the summer. Most of the supplemental suggestions fall into the bottom two tiers of Bloom’s Taxonomy (Remember and Understand). I want to show teachers that just because these activities help students practice basic skills and remember and understand, there are SO many more options that will reach the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy! I created the Bloomin’ Peacock to show teachers the Blooms Taxonomy break down and the Bloomin’ digital Peacock that shows how the digital tools in the supplement break down. Below are the tools listed in my Bloomin’ Digital Peacock Bloomin' Digital Peacock Remember: BBC Skillwise- Spelling City- Starfall- Discovery Streaming- Lexipedia- YouTube- Gamegoo- PBS Kids- Apply:

Organizadores Graficos - Descargar Gratis, Diagramas Venn, Mapas Conceptuales, Lineas de Tiempo, Mentefactos... 327 Common Core Aligned Playlists from MentorMob & LearnZillion MentorMob and LearnZillion have teamed up to create a comprehensive collection of Common Core aligned learning playlists perfect for providing students with easy access to guided learning experiences. Currently there are 327 Common Core aligned playlists ready and available for free on the MentorMob site.MentorMob playlists are displayed in a step-by-step format that allow users to interact with live web content right on the page, keeping students on track without getting lost in a stream of open tabs and new pages. As students progress through a playlist at their own pace, MentorMob keeps track of completed steps. Flexibility to move within a playlist is provided by a preview that's always accessible on the side of the screen, allowing users to jump to different steps as needed for reteaching and challenge. The newly added LearnZillion Common Core aligned lessons focus on the use of narrated video for instruction. Coming Soon!

Express 7.13 - Are You Meeting Your Students' Needs for Love and Belonging? Are You Meeting Your Students' Needs for Love and Belonging? Muriel Rand "Ignore him—he just wants attention!" How many times have you heard a teacher say something like this? Some children, because of a lack of social-emotional skills and competence, are hard to interact with. Notice what the consequences are when children act out inappropriately. So wouldn't it make sense to ignore these behaviors to stop reinforcing them? Schedule time to spend with the child. Meeting the strong attention needs of children not only helps them socially but also supports them academically. The next time you experience the frustration of a child seeking attention, remember that breaking the cycle of negativity by meeting that need for love and belonging will create long-term opportunities for academic success while also helping you find more joy in teaching. ASCD Express, Vol. 7, No. 13.

Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Resources As part of preparing for a series of presentations at various conferences this year, I have developed six quick sheets for Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. These resources outline the different taxonomic levels and provide the Digital Taxonomy Verbs with some (this is not exhaustive) possibilities for classroom use. For the complete Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy go to the Educational Origami Wiki @ Here are the quick sheets: As always I would appreciate comments, feedback and suggestions. Bloom's Taxonomy Blooms Digitally 4/1/2008 By: Andrew Churches from Educators' eZine Introduction and Background: Bloom's Taxonomy In the 1950's Benjamin Bloom developed his taxonomy of cognitive objectives, Bloom's Taxonomy. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy In the 1990's, a former student of Bloom, Lorin Anderson, revised Bloom's Taxonomy and published this- Bloom's Revised Taxonomy in 2001.Key to this is the use of verbs rather than nouns for each of the categories and a rearrangement of the sequence within the taxonomy. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy Sub Categories Each of the categories or taxonomic elements has a number of key verbs associated with it Lower Order Thinking Skills (LOTS) Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) The elements cover many of the activities and objectives but they do not address the new objectives presented by the emergence and integration of Information and Communication Technologies into the classroom and the lives of our students. Bloom's digital taxonomy map Remembering Understanding Applying Analysing Evaluating

Strategy Bank Activating Prior Knowledge is important because it helps students make connections to the new information they will be learning. By tapping into what students already know, teachers can assist students with the learning process. Here are some strategies that can start students thinking about what they already know about a topic: KWL Charts Brainstorming Picture Books Anticipation Guide Bloom Ball Activity Cloze Procedure Text Impressions Websites on Activating Prior Knowledge: MorningStar’s Home Education News Video about Activating Prior Knowledge Google Announces 100 Live Hangouts For Teachers Around The World Track Hurricane Sandy Using The Google Crisis Map 1.05K Views 0 Likes If you're on the east coast like we are, you've got a pit in your stomach about Hurricane Sandy. Report: Vast Majority Of Top U.S. 7.33K Views 0 Likes Google has just unveiled some new statistics on the uptake of its popular Google Apps In Education platform. University of Michigan Developing Crash-Proof Cars 1.85K Views 0 Likes Forget Google's driverless cars. Google Drive Now Supports Native Editing On Mobile Devices 4.09K Views 0 Likes Google Drive is one of the most controversial yet useful edtech tools today.