• Benjamin Samuel Bloom, one of the greatest minds to influence the field of education, was born on February 21, 1913 in Lansford, Pennsylvania.
• Bloom received both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1935.• He went on to earn a doctorate’s degree from the University of Chicago in 1942 and…Benjamin Bloom died in his home in Chicago on September 13, 1999. He died at the age of 86.
Bloom’s TaxonomyCategories of Cognitive Domain• KNOWLEDGE Recall, or recognition of terms, ideas, procedure, theories, etc.Example of Students Measurable Outcomes:When is the first day of Spring? …The data is based on facts.
Bloom’s Taxonomy Categories of Cognitive Domain• Comprehension (Understanding)Translate, interpret, Summarize, Discuss, Ex plainExample of Students Measurable outcomes:• What was the main idea...?…State a problem in ones own words.
Bloom’s Taxonomy Categories of Cognitive Domain• Application (Applying) Generalize the whole idea.Example of Students Measurable Outcomes:• From the information given, can you develop a set of instructions about...?..it based on the standard principle.
Bloom’s Taxonomy Categories of Cognitive Domain• Analysis (Analyzing)Separation of a complex idea into its constituent parts and an understanding of organization and relationship between the parts.Example of Students Measurable Outcomes:• What do you see as other possible outcomes?• .. Arrange, Organize
Bloom’s Taxonomy Categories of Cognitive Domain• Synthesis (Creating)applying prior knowledgeExample of Students Measurable Outcomes:Can you design a ... to ...?…revise, compose a new idea.
Bloom’s Taxonomy Categories of Cognitive Domain• . Evaluation (Evaluating )To make a judgment of ideasExample of Students Measurable Outcomes:Do you think…is a good or a bad thing?…justify, critique and judge.
SIX THINKING HATS White Hat is for facts, figures and information. Remember It = Like writing facts on a "whiteboard - What questions do I need to ask and what other information do I need?
SIX THINKING HATS• Red Hat is for feelings.Remember It = Red for emotion, passion like a red heart - How do I feel about this right now? What is my intuition or hunch about this topic? .
SIX THINKING HATS• Blue Hat - Thinking about thinking.• Remember It = Blue for the Teachers Hat - How did I get to that answer? What have we done so far and whats next? .
SIX THINKING HATS• Yellow Hat - Is for all the good points.• Remember It = Good like the sun - Why is this worth doing? How will it help us? Why will it work? .
SIX THINKING HATS• Green Hat - is for creativity and growing different or new ideas.Remember it = Green grass grows - What other suggestions can we make?What are some other ways to solve this problem?
SIX THINKING HATSBlack Hat - The Doubtful ThinkerThe Crtitical Analysis. I dont like thinking of it as The Bad Points. Crtitical analysis is a good skill and much needed. Using "bad points" conjures negativity What caution do we need to take ?What are the weaknesses of this idea?
The Combination of Yellow and Black Hat• Dont forget that the hats can be striped too.• Yellow and Black stripes• =Evaluation