Critically analyse Bloom’s taxonomy and its implications for effective lesson planning and teaching. In doing so, students will also demonstrate their understanding of the relationship, and interconnectedness between Bloom’s taxonomy, teaching and student learning.
Directions: You will complete 5 tasks/sections to guide your thinking, organize ideas and complete your analysis. You will address various aspects and elements of a Bloom’s Taxonomy Analysis as noted below:
- Introduction: Introduce the concept of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Provide background information. Explain the purpose Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised version). Address and describe how/why teachers apply Bloom’s Taxonomy.
- Descriptions: Name and describe the 6 levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised version). Provide clear descriptions of what each level means and its placement on the taxonomy. Include at least 3 action verbs for each level. Describe and provide examples of cognitive actions that students would demonstrate in the levels.