Recently came across this awesome Bloom's Taxonomy interactive from Iowa State University, and had to share! It compares the cognitive process dimension, or the traditional Bloom's verbs, with the knowledge dimension to create a much more in-depth and rigorous take on how learning can be constructed at each level. Check it out!
Yesterday I read a fantastic post by Matt Levinson on Edutopia about digital media exit tickets that really got me thinking. In his article, he begins with a story of a lesson on prepositions he thought went really well, but eventually realizes that students didn't get what he wanted out of the lesson. As he … Continue reading 10 Ways To Create Digital Exit Tickets
I would wager a guess that the majority of teachers uses PowerPoint as a way to present information and lecture in class. In fact, PowerPoint has been under a lot of flack lately for being tired, dated, and unexciting. For the sake of playing devil's advocate, however, I vote that there's still some life left … Continue reading 20 Ways To Use PowerPoint With Bloom’s Taxonomy
Recently, I've been spending quite a bit of my time researching how to use Pinterest in the classroom in a way that is meaningful and relevant. I've posted a couple of articles about Pinterest before, and I've noticed that it is very popular among educators for both personal and classroom use. As I researched (and … Continue reading 25 Ways To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy
A few weeks ago one of my faculty members wanted to create a project where students developed fake movie plots for major events in history, such as World War I, World War II and the Cold War. After talking with him further, we decided that the best way to have students create the idea for … Continue reading Free Download: IMDB PowerPoint Template
Sounds a little farfetched, I know, but it is true! At Free Rice, every question you answer correctly donates 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program. This website is a wonderful way for students to practice important subject skills and simultaneously learn about charity and world hunger. More information, data and … Continue reading Free Rice: Answer Questions Correctly and Help Alleviate World Hunger
If you missed it, I created a list of technology tools aligned with Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences. Because that list was overwhelmingly overloaded with info, I'm breaking it down by intelligence. A few weeks ago I posted 17 tools for visual/spatial learners, 8 tools for musical learners, and 13 tools for verbal/linguistic learners. … Continue reading 8 Tech Tools for Logical/Mathematical Learners