The following infographic shows how each of the 6 types of thinking identified by Bloom’s Taxonomy can be applied to classroom assignments.
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Bloom’s Taxonomy is a system of classifying learning objectives, created by Benjamin Bloom in the 1950’s.
The system consists of 6 levels of understanding, ranging from simple cognitive tasks to higher-order thinking:
In 2001, Bloom’s Taxonomy was revised such that all categorizes became verbs instead of nouns, and. The revised 6 categories now are: Remembering, Understanding, Applying, Analyzing, Evaluating, and Creating.
For a detailed history, description, and analysis of Bloom’s Taxonomy, see Bloom’s Taxonomy: What’s Old is New Again by the eLearning Guild.