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Resources for Revised Bloom's Taxonomy

http://www.kurwongbss.eq.edu.au/thinking/Bloom/blooms.htm - - One of the best sites I've previewed concerning RBT.
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom's+Digital+Taxonomy --- An excellent site if you're looking to tie key action verbs to digital approaches and tools. This page looks at some specific examples of tools (This is mainly PC based) and attempts to match them to Blooms Digital Taxonomy. 
http://www.techlearning.com/article/8670 ---This site includes digital verbs for each cognitive category.
http://dorchester.schoolfusion.us/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/478113/File/Standards/k-5/Math%20Revised%20Bloom.pdf?sessionid=e8fded06014060fcd5bd3fcda97e404b - This is a PDF containing tables for both dimensions of RBT and a matrix that is beneficial to teachers when analyzing their instruction for standards alignment, assessment, and higher order thinking skills.
http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/4719 -- From LEARNNC - contains an excellent activity utilizing the different levels of the original Blooms (can be easily modified for RBT). 
Interview transcript  - Part I of a podcast with Dr. Lorin Anderson at NCDPI
Interview transcript  - Part II of a podcast with Dr. Lorin Anderson at NCDPI
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/ - North Carolina Essential Standards
http://www.byrdseed.com/differentiator/ --- an interactive site for writing objectives using RBT.
Science examples at the high school level.
Google Apps to support Revised Bloom's Taxonomy
 A useful website that has a list of possible products, etc.
 Click on the boxes for descriptions and examples.
Contains rubrics for RBT
A great printable matrix
Great in-depth website that covers both the knowledge and cognitive dimension
 A website that has several graphics/posters (tree, umbrella, pinwheel) depicting Revised Bloom's Taxonomy. It has a list of the digital tools that can be used for each of the six cognitive categories.
A website with an extensive overview of the original Bloom's Taxonomy as well as a well developed page of the Revised Bloom's Taxonomy. The tabs at the top of the website are useful in navigating the website.
Storybird is a simple and EASY digital storytelling tool. This link takes the viewer to a short and simple story about the six cognitive processes of the Revised Bloom's Taxonomy. Great for introducing the idea of Blooms Taxonomy to children.
Contains some good ideas for each cognitive category. Most appropriate for middle and high school and some upper elementary.
A fun online flipbook integrating Multiple Intelligences, Blooms Taxonomy, and Web Tools using Flipsnack. You can create your own flipbook and it's free.
Great prezi that reviews and introduces the changes in Blooms and the use of web 2.0 tools.
 The site has a powerpoint and Word resources including a planning sheet, question stems, etc.
Bloom's and Costa's levels of questioning
 Contains interactive resources
You Tube clip - Star Wars and Bloom's Taxonomy Revised
 Includes various types of wheels focusing on Bloom's (original and revised)
http://www.amazon.com/Taxonomy-Learning-Teaching-Assessing-Educational/dp/080131903X  --- A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Abridged Edition (Paperback)  $42.39
http://www.american-classroom-supply.com/ep-729.html --- Quick Flip Questions for the RBT. An excellent resource.  $3.99
http://www.rfwp.com/2432.htm -- A classroom wall poster (2 ft x 3 ft) of RBT.
Online price - $10.
1 - 10    $8.95 each
11 - 20  $7.95 each
21+       $6.95 each
The Critical Thinking Wheel has six windows on each side. On one side are the Power Words and in each of the six windows are questioning prompts, definitions, and  teacher expectations for the lower levels of thinking skills. On the other side are Power Words and in the six windows are higher levels of questioning prompts, definitions, and teacher expectations.


  • A variety of questions are suggested for each level of thinking
  • Suggestions for the teacher are provided at each level of thinking
  • A definition for each level of Bloom’s Taxonomy is given
  • Power Words are provided to design activities or products
  • Questions are open-ended so that any subject matter content is appropriate
  • The wheel fits any grade, any student, and any content due to the product flexibility
  • Actual size: 8" x 9.25"




Last Modified on January 29, 2012