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The Differentiator

The Differentiator
Try Respondo! → ← Back to The Differentiator The Differentiator is based on Bloom's Taxonomy, Kaplan and Gould's Depth and Complexity, and David Chung's product menu. Try It In: French Dutch • Tweet It • Like Byrdseed • Pin It Students will judge the ethics of the [click to edit] using a textbook and create an essay in groups of three. Revised Bloom's Taxonomy adapted from "A Taxonomy for Learning,Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives" by Anderson and Krathwohl Depth and Complexity adapted from The Flip Book by Sandra N. Depth Big Idea Unanswered Questions Ethics Patterns Rules Language of the Discipline Essential Details Trends Complexity Multiple Points Of View Change Over Time Across the Disciplines Imperatives Origin Convergence Parallels Paradox Contribution Key Words Consequences Motivations Implications Significance Adapted from David Chung and The Flip Book, Too by Sandra N. Group Size One Two Three Four

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Allan's Blog Powered by Traduttore When I received the invitation from the new Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, I decided to completely upgrade two seminar workshops. Apps to Support Bloom's Taxonomy - Android, Google, iPad and Web 2.0 I had seen two great charts Kathy Schrock had made about Apps to Support Bloom's taxonomy. I have seen, and used, the ones for Android and Google. I just found two more on her site: iPad and Web 2.0 Apps. The charts are interactive and include links to apps organized by the category from Bloom: Creating, Evaluating, Analyzing, Applying, Understanding, and Remembering.

Inclusive assessment approaches to learning in the English Language Classroom – I’m a teacher not a psychologist! 'I think there is a learner in my class with SEN but I’m not sure, because I don’t know what I should be looking for and I don’t know what to do next. I probably should talk to the parent but don’t know how.’Eliza, primary teacher from Italy 'We have to do state exams at the end of the year and I know some of the learners with SENs in my class won’t be at the right standard. What can I do? How do I give them some confidence when they know they are behind the others?'

MPT Annotator Tool In recent years many educators have been experimenting with the pedagogical model called Flipped Classroom. Basically, to flip the classroom means to reverse the usual "order" in which knowledge is gained.[1] Instead of learning new content in the classroom, students learn at home by watching videos, previoulsy made by their (and[2] other) teachers. The classroom time is dedicated to discussions, hands-on activities and projects. Students have more time for inquiry, for applying their knowledge and for interaction[3] with other students as well as with the teacher. McGraw-Hill Answers Sometimes an organization determines that its culture has to be changed. For example, the current environmental context has undergone drastic change and either the organization must adapt to these new conditions or it may not survive. In fact, it is no longer sufficient just to react to change. Today, as was pointed out in this chapter about organizational learning, organizations must have a culture that learns and anticipates change.

Bloom’s Taxonomy & The iPad The iPad – A Device To… Create Despite Steve Jobs having declared the iPad as a device for consuming media, students at Zeeland Public Schools (ZPS) continue to create engaging papers, presentations and multi-media products to demonstrate their deep understanding of the curriculum. Pic Collage, Story Creator, Corkulous, Scribble Press, Videolicious, Educreations, Evernote, Haiku Deck, and iMotion HD are just a small sampling of the amazing apps students at every grade level are using to synthesize their understanding. Consume Not only are students creating on the iPad, but teachers are generating their own products for their classes to consume.

How To Teach Critical Thinking Using Bloom's Taxonomy The various levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy are well known to teachers, students, and the rest of the education world at this point. You need to slowly ascend the pyramid in order to effectively reach your goal(s). That’s great. But what happens when you try to apply other time-tested methodologies to the famous taxonomy? This happens. Learn Lead Grow: Cheat Sheet for Creating Self-Grading Google Form Quizzes If you are a Google Classroom user, you may find it difficult to give your students quizzes; however, you can quickly assess your students by using Google Forms. This is NOT a new idea, but many of my colleagues have asked me about it lately. Here is how you do it: 1. Create and Publish Your Quiz Using Google Forms

Viewer - Learning Designer Who is an entrepreneur? 95 minutes) The teacher ask to the students ”Who is an entrepreneur?” Four Corners undefined 1. Write a controversial statement on the board for all students to see. 2. Bloom's Digital Web2.0 This work compiled by:Kathy Beck, Instructional Technology Coordinator andKaren VanVliet, Media Specialist A little bit about Karen and Kathy - two girls who REALLY love exploring and sharing Technology for Educators and Students to integrate into the learning environment! Kathy has a BS in Elementary Ed and Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and MA in Educational Media and Instructional Technology from Appalachian State University. She taught elementary students, taught in a computer lab, and has been working as an Instructional Technology Coordinator currently serving 7 schools, training Educators and working with teachers and students collaboratively on projects integrating technology.

Blooms Taxonomy Exposed Blooms Taxonomy has been making rounds online for quite awhile now. The good thing about this taxonomy is that it was created in the second half of last century but is still having a strong scientific rigour inside the educational circles to this day. The underlying secret behind its overwhelming success is its power of adaptability. Teachers can creatively adapt it to any teaching and learning situations.

6 Alternatives To Bloom's Taxonomy For Teachers - This post is updated from an article we published in April. At the end of the day, teaching is about learning, and learning is about understanding. And as technology evolves to empower more diverse and flexible assessments forms, constantly improving our sense of what understanding looks like–during mobile learning, during project-based learning, and in a flipped classroom–can not only improve learning outcomes, but just might be the secret to providing personalized learning for every learner. This content begs the question: why does one need alternatives to the established and entrenched Bloom’s?

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