Posts tagged Bloom's Taxonomy
On Task Design--A Post in Response to My Conversation With John Antonetti

As a follow-up from my conversation with John Antonetti, I wanted to consider how a task is different from a lesson.  I came into the conversation aware that John and his collaborators James Garver and Terri Stice had done a lot of work with the concept of task design.  In fact, John and Terri’s recent book #Powerful Task Design, is predicated upon tasks.

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Bloom's v. SOLO: Some Thoughts

Bloom’s problematizes learning stages by placing them in a hierarchy which seems to prioritize attainment of the pinnacle value as ideal.  With SOLO Taxonomy, the value of the learner’s knowledge attainment is not based on an arbitrary definition of complexity, but rather that knowledge’s utility to the learner’s own growth.  This model recognizes the recursive nature of authentic learning, and leaves some wiggle room for what constitutes the requisite knowledge.

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