Revised Bloom's Taxonomy (RBT)

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Have you ever wondered about the difference between Webb’s Depth of Knowledge and Bloom’s Taxonomy?

If you are in the educational field, this is something you most likely have been exposed to and are familiar with; if not, this article provides a bit of insight into the concepts. Let’s look further into the differences between these concepts and their relation to course rigor and academic standards alignment.

Access:  Bloom's Taxonomy and Webb's Depth of Knowledge

Examines key differences among content coverage, opportunity to learn, and curriculum alignment, suggesting that the revised Taxonomy provides a framework for analyzing curriculum alignment and illustrating how the Taxonomy Table can be used to estimate curriculum alignment. The paper notes that the revised Taxonomy enables educators to probe beneath the surface to determine how objectives, activities, and assessments are similar in terms of demands they place on student learning. (SM)

Access: Curricular Alignment:  A Re-Examination by Lorin W. Anderson

This site has usable information although the advertising can be distracting. Verbs can be used for curriculum mapping, assessment design, lesson planning, personalizing and differentiating learning, and almost any other “thing” a teacher–or student–has to do.  You can even download a handy chart to use as a quick reference.

Access:100+ Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs for Critical Thinking  

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Access: Revised Bloom's Taxonomy

The Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy (RBT) brings in an added dimension that enables it to be used more effectively to design eLearning.

Access: Understanding the Basics of Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy Application in eLearning

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