Introduction and Background:
In the 1950's Benjamin Bloom developed his taxonomy of Educational ObjectivesHe proposed that learning fitted into one of three psychological domains:
Cognitive – processing information
Affective – Attitudes and feelings
Psychomotor – manipulative or physical skillsBloom's Taxonomy, which Benjamin Bloom is best know for, looks at the cognitive domain.This domain categorises and orders thinking skills and objectives. His taxonomy followsthe thinking process.
; You can not understand a concept if you do not first remember it, similarly you cannot apply knowledge and concepts if you do not understand them. It is a continuum fromLower Order Thinking Skills (LOTS) to Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS). Bloomdescribe each category as a noun. They are arranged below in increasing order, fromlower order to higher order.Andrew Churches 3 Of 44 02/07/08