Depth of Knowledge Bloom’s Taxonomy does not adequate describe the depth of knowledge students have on a subject. Norman Webb has developed a Depth of Knowledge chart. Depth of knowledge is an essential component of 21st century skills.
Reading ✦ Discuss what Dean Shareski’s quote: “Blogging is about writing, but it begins with reading.” means. ✦ How can you make reading other blogs part of your routine and a habit? ✦ Describe recommendable characteristics of blogs you enjoy reading? ✦ Recommend a blog you read regularly (or are planning to read), explain why another educator would benefit from subscribing to that blog. ✦ Create a Google Reader account and subscribe at least to five blogs.
2-Writing= Teacher ✦ Read Karl Fish’s post Just Write Poorly. In Public. Every Day and discuss what he means by “writing poorly in public”.- http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com/2011/09/just-write-poorly.html ✦ Do you agree that a teacher should be blogging first BEFORE attempting to blog with his/her students? ✦ How can we teach/coach/facilitate blogging and hence writing, if we have not gone through the process ourselves? ✦ What is the most important advice you would give a teacher to start blogging/writing? ✦ Create a blog for yourself on WordPress.com , Edublogs, Blogger or Posterous and write your fi rst post.