Presentation on theme: "The NEW Bloom’s Taxonomy"— Presentation transcript:
1 The NEW Bloom’s Taxonomy courtesyLorin Anderson(a student of Bloom)
2 Bloom’s Taxonomy Revision EvaluationSynthesisAnalysisApplicationComprehensionKnowledgeCreatingEvaluatingAnalysingApplyingUnderstandingRemembering(Based on Pohl, 2000, Learning to Think, Thinking to Learn)
3 Changes Nouns to Verbs Knowledge category renamed Thinking is an active process, hence, action verbsKnowledge category renamedKnowledge is product of thinking, not form of thinkingNow called rememberingComprehension understandingSynthesis creating
4 Change in EmphasisIntent of revision is to focus on the taxonomy in use.Designed to be a more authentic tool for curriculum planning, instructional delivery and assessment.Emphasizes explanation and description of subcategories.
5 Higher-order thinking BLOOM’S REVISED TAXONOMY Creating Generating new ideas, products, or ways of viewing things Designing, constructing, planning, producing, inventing. Evaluating Justifying a decision or course of action Checking, hypothesising, critiquing, experimenting, judging Analysing Breaking information into parts to explore understandings & relationships Comparing, organising, deconstructing, interrogating, finding Applying Using information in another familiar situation Implementing, carrying out, using, executing Understanding Explaining ideas or concepts Interpreting, summarising, paraphrasing, classifying, explaining Remembering Recalling information Recognising, listing, describing, retrieving, naming, finding Higher-order thinking