Blooms Digital Taxonomy: Category 2 Understanding

On April 4, 2011, in Pedagogy, by Clive Roberts

The second in this series of looking at the categories of Blooms Digital Taxonomy – that of understanding.

As Blooms Digital Taxonomy states:

‘Before you can apply a concept or fact you must understand it’ – Students must be able to interpret, summarise and explain specific information.

The Key Verbs associated with understanding are:

Blooms Digital Taxonomy - Understanding

Again this list is not exhaustive and there are probably many more emerging applications that could be included. If you have a favourite that you would like to share then please add a comment.

Next time: Category 3 – Applying


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