24 May 2010

Bloom's Taxonomy - Designing Activities

An interactive tool for developing online activities

Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives has been revised. Whether or not you subscribe to this approach to learning and teaching, the interactive tool at the bottom of this page provides a useful guide to the kind of activities which could be developed at each level.

Anderson, L. W., & Krathwohl, D. (Eds.) (2001). A taxonomy for learning, teaching and assessing: A revision of Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives. New York: Longman.

Critical thinking and Internet Literacy

How to evaluate the information we find on the Internet

Join Howard Rheingold and other noted educators in creating a world-class resource for teaching critical thinking and Internet literacies. Even though the project is ongoing, there are useful resources here for students and teachers.

Shifting thinking

Shifting to 21st century thinking in education and learning

This website provides ideas, tools, and resources for helping people make the shift from 20th century to 21st century ways of thinking about learning. It is a space for theory and practice to interact, for theory to inform practice, and practice to inform theory. It was set up by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research and you can read more about the Shifting Thninking Community here.