I have taught for 2 years now, and I have been learning about Marzano/Bloom for roughly the same amount of time. Both have developed a valuable tool that allows teachers to effectively design lessons to meet the needs of students. While the tools are not the end all/be all of teaching strategies, they do give insight into how students learn. Keeping that in mind, let’s take a look at what each has to offer in the classroom (mine specifically).
I have taught several lessons in science that benefit from Bloom’s Taxonomy. The most notable is the school science fair that my students must complete. It takes all of the aspects from Bloom and applies them to a large, quarter long project. First the students must find resources to support their topic (Remembering), understand them (Understanding) and analyze/evaluate them (Analyzing/Evaluating). Once they have their sources, they need to put together the information into a background…Continue