Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Bloom's Taxonomy in the Judaic studies classroom

Classroom Teaching is back after a short Chanukah break!

This week Mark Smilowitz discusses higher level thinking skills. For students to be fully engaged in learning, they need to be challenged with tasks that go beyond remembering and explaining. This episode reviews the six thinking skills of Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy and suggests ways of using them in the Judaic studies classroom in order to nurture higher level thinking.

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