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Bloom's Taxonomy

Bloom's Taxonomy
Bloom's wheel, according to the Bloom's verbs and matching assessment types. The verbs are intended to be feasible and measurable. Bloom's taxonomy is a classification of learning objectives within education. It is named for Benjamin Bloom, who chaired the committee of educators that devised the taxonomy, and who also edited the first volume of the standard text, Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals. Bloom's taxonomy refers to a classification of the different objectives that educators set for students (learning objectives). It divides educational objectives into three "domains": cognitive, affective, and psychomotor (sometimes loosely described as "knowing/head", "feeling/heart" and "doing/hands" respectively). Bloom's taxonomy is considered to be a foundational and essential element within the education community. History[edit] The first volume of the taxonomy, "Handbook I: Cognitive" (Bloom et al. 1956) was published in 1956. Cognitive[edit]

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Six Thinking Hats Six Thinking Hats is a book by Edward de Bono which describes a tool for group discussion and individual thinking involving six colored hats. "Six Thinking Hats" and the associated idea parallel thinking provide a means for groups to plan thinking processes in a detailed and cohesive way, and in doing so to think together more effectively.[2] Underlying principles[edit] The premise of the method is that the human brain thinks in a number of distinct ways which can be deliberately challenged, and hence planned for use in a structured way allowing one to develop tactics for thinking about particular issues. de Bono identifies six distinct directions in which the brain can be challenged. In each of these directions the brain will identify and bring into conscious thought certain aspects of issues being considered (e.g. gut instinct, pessimistic judgement, neutral facts).

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Learning theory (education) Methodological behaviorism is based on the theory of only explaining public events, or observable behavior. B.F. Skinner introduced another type of behaviorism called radical behaviorism, or the conceptual analysis of behavior, which is based on the theory of also explaining private events; particularly, thinking and feelings. Radical behaviorism forms the conceptual piece of behavior analysis. In behavior analysis, learning is the acquisition of a new behavior through conditioning and social learning. Teacher Commons: Bloom's Taxonomy: Criticisms Criticisms of Bloom's TaxonomyEducational theorists have criticized Bloom’s Taxonomy on a few grounds. 1. Learning is not sequential – Bloom’s Hierarchy seems too artificially constructed. It is a very linear, straightforward view of how humans comprehend information. Although each concept or classification has its place, researchers are beginning to see the mind as more of a web. A person might skip from knowledge to application then analyze the application, come to a conclusion (evaluation) and then re-analyze the conclusion all working toward a greater synthesis of information.

Evaporating Cloud Overview[edit] The most commonly used of the TOC tools,[note 1] the EC was designed to address conflict or dilemma situations (trade-off situations where there is no acceptable compromise) by diagramming the logic behind the conflict and methodically examining the assumptions behind the logic. [3] The EC has a set format with five boxes, labelled A, B, C, D, D’, that are usually laid out as follows:[4] The generic structure of an Evaporating Cloud diagram. [B] ← [D ] [A] / ↑ / \ [A] conflict OR [B] [C] \ ↓ ↑ ↑ [C] ← [D’] [D] ↔ [D’] The boxes represent two opposing wants that represent the conflict (D, D’)[note 2], the needs that each want is trying to satisfy (B, C), and a common objective or goal (A) that both needs are trying to fulfil.

bloom’s taxonomy « The Taxonomy Blog During the 2001 recession, I decided to teach again. After 15 years as a taxonomist and business systems analyst, I returned to an earlier career. I love teaching and learning about social studies and public policy. But my skills as a taxonomist infused my teaching. I became a fan of Bloom’s taxonomy. Listing facts is step 1 on Bloom’s taxonomy, sorting is step 2, Categorizing is step 4, Analysis is step 5, Empathy is step 6 and Synthesis is step 7. How to Make a Slingshot Imagine the idealized rough and tumble boy depicted in literature, movies, and TV shows. Go ahead. Do it.

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