Blooms taxonomy has been around for awhile. It’s just a big list of action verbs that are quite useful for framing learning. There are various models floating around the web if you do a google search.
What I did is is a mashup of Bloom’s taxonomy together with the Poutama – a particularly useful model of how learning happens taken from Maori education. You can hear more about the Poutama model and story here:
The idea is that each step on the Poutama for Bloom’s Taxonomy contains a list of words that you can use to help you write learning outcomes. In our case, we use it to teach people how to write embedded literacy and numeracy learning outcomes.
The basic idea is that learners need to move from the lower domains to the higher ones. Here’s the current version that we use:
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