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Bloom's vs. DOK

In this video, Ferdi Serim discusses the overlap between Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge.  He bases the information off the Cognitive Rigor...

Taxonomy for Reflective Thinking

Peter Pappas examines Bloom's Taxonomy as it relates to reflection and critical thinking for students, teachers, and principals.  This concept...

Bloom's Taxonomy for Building Differentiated Objectives

This interactive online tool, "The Differentiator", allows you to build clean and simple objective right from your browser window.  Select the...

Bloom's Taxonomy Revised

This quick overview describes the revised Bloom's Taxonomy model with concrete student and classroom examples.  Lacy McEwen is a secondary level...

SAMR Swimming: A Flexible Approach

The SAMR model is often represented as a ladder that teachers must climb.  However, with the blend of different models, including Bloom's Taxonomy,...

SAMR + Bloom's = Powerful Integration

Put the tech integration alongside the curriculum model and you get one dynamic duo!  As you read this post from SAMR creator, Dr. Ruben...

FlipQuiz.me

Remember all the hours it took to create a review game before a big test?  Now you can save time and invest all that energy into creating deep and...

Research Summary: Model Comparison on Levels of Thinking

There are distinct differences between Bloom's Taxonomy, Webb's Depth-of-Knowledge, and SAMR.  However, there are quite a few correlations in...

The Critical Thinking Community

Critical thinking is one of the keys to creating an awesome learning experience for kids. The Foundation for Critical Thinking is a great place to...

Critical Thinking with Technology

When students #think they are engaged in some of the highest levels of learning. Many of your are already engaging your kids in ways that activate...

The Power of Effective Questioning

This video will outline some of the reasons effective questioning is so important. We use questions as a way to build trust in relationships, gather...

Strategy: Conver-stations

This video from the Teaching Channel, Sarah Brown Wessling leads her class through an activity called conver-stations. This is a small-group...

A Classroom Environment for Better Questions

Would you explore a cave without someone you trust to help you along the way? Most would say "no." So why do we look at the exploration of learning...

Tips to Have Students Develop Higher Order Questions

Deep learning and thinking stems from a student's ability to develop and investigate their own questions about a topic being learned.  But teaching...

The Reflective Student

In this post, Peter Pappas from the University of Portland, provides some excellent questions for the reflective student. The best teachers can...

Stop Teaching Students What to Think. Teach Them How to Think

"Memorization of facts is pointless in a world where everyone carries around the entire knowledge base of the human species on their person."This...