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Bloom’s Taxonomy vs. Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Michelle Williams Merrydale Elementary

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Bloom’s Taxonomy vs. Webb’s Depth of Knowledge . Michelle Williams Merrydale Elementary. Agenda. Introductions Bloom’s Taxonomy and Webb’s Thinking in the Classroom The Seesaw Effect Problem Solving Identifying Misalignments . Bloom’s Taxonomy . Developed in 1948 by Benjamin Bloom - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Blooms Taxonomy vs. Webbs Depth of Knowledge

Blooms Taxonomy vs. Webbs Depth of Knowledge Michelle WilliamsMerrydale Elementary1AgendaIntroductionsBlooms Taxonomy and WebbsThinking in the ClassroomThe Seesaw EffectProblem SolvingIdentifying Misalignments

2 Blooms Taxonomy Developed in 1948 by Benjamin BloomAcquiring knowledgeLevels are successiveFocuses on students cognitive ability or thinking

Webbs Depth of KnowledgeCreated by Norman WebbIs descriptive and not a taxonomyMeasures the depth of knowledge of tasksVerbs alone do not determine the DOK levelDOK level is determined by complex thinking and reasoning skills

If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; but if you really make them think, they'll hate you. Don MarquisThinking5What Does Thinking Look Like in the Classroom? Skillful thinking must be cultivatedModel thinkingRecognizing how we thinkCognition and content are inseparableTypes of ThinkingAnalytical thinking- analyze, compare & contrast, and evaluate informationPractical thinking- apply learning to real life scenariosCreative thinking- create, design, imagine, and supposeResearch-based- explore and review ideas, models and solution to problems

The Seesaw EffectBloomsTaxonomyWebbs Depth ofKnowledgeCan Students Solve Problems in Text Based Subjects?Abstraction- leaving out one of the characteristics of an item Improving solutions- providing a solution to a problem or asked to improve a solution to a problemGenerating ideas- creating analogies and an idea list or representationsRelevant/irrelevant information- identifying information need or not need to solve a problemTeachingReaders are plentiful; thinkers are rare. Harriet MartineauThinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it. Henry Ford10What Does a Misalignment Look Like?Objective: the learner will explain how schools were different for wealthy and common Aztec children

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