Tip #243: Bloom’s Taxonomy Revised #3

On September 23, 2008, Posted by , In brain research, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #243: Bloom’s Taxonomy Revised #3

There are three different ways to view the revised model, with thanks again to David A. Sousa in How The Brain Learns:

  1. Cognitive Processing:
    • The lower three levels (Knowledge, Comprehension and Application) describe a convergent thinking process in which the learner recalls and focuses what is known and understood to solve a problem through application.
    • The upper three levels (Analysis, Evaluation, and Creation) describe a divergent thinking process in which the learner’s processing results in new insights and discoveries that were not part of the original information.
  2. Overlapping Levels:
    • The upper three levels, which constitute higher level thinking, are seen as fluid and overlapping. This differs from the original view of the Taxonomy, in which the levels were
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