Bloom’s Taxonomy

Posted May 17, 2016

by Lensyl Urbano

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Bloom’s cognitive taxonomy offers a useful model for defining learning objectives. You start with the basic knowledge of the subject that requires some memorization: fundamental constants like the speed of light; fundamental concepts like conservation of mass and energy; and basic equations like Newton’s laws. On the second level, you use these basic facts and concepts to extrapolate and generalize with questions like: is the Earth an open or closed system with respect to mass and energy? And then we can start to apply our knowledge and understanding to problem solving: determine the average temperature of the Earth based on conservation of energy. Finally, at the highest level, we can analyse our models and evaluate their advantages and disadvantages.

Citing this post: Urbano, L., 2016. Bloom's Taxonomy, Retrieved July 29th, 2017, from Montessori Muddle: http://MontessoriMuddle.org/ .
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