Nurturing Higher Order-Thinking Skills

THE BLOOMS TAXONOMY

Bloom’s taxonomy┬áis a hierarchical model that classifies educational learning objectives into levels of complexity and specificity. Most learning processes end with gathering information and remembering it. This system presupposes the importance of Higher Order Thinking where children are encouraged to analyze and actualize ideas.

THE BLOOMS TAXONOMY

LOWER ORDER THINKING SKILLS

Blooms-Remembering

Blooms-Understanding

Blooms-Applying

HIGHER ORDER THINKING SKILLS

Blooms-Analyzing

Blooms-Evaluation

Blooms-Creating