Learning Objectives

  • Explain Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy.
  • Identify and describe the eight instructional strategies.
  • Create a learning objective.
  • Create an activity appropriate for Gen Z Students.

In this chapter, a variety of general pedagogical strategies are introduced. Think of the strategies as being part of a spectrum that goes from student centered at one extreme to teacher centered at the other. Bloom (1956) created a hierarchy that classifies thinking from low cognitive load, knowledge, to high cognitive load, creating. Others have revised Bloom’s Taxonomy in order to reflect new media understanding and technological competencies. Bloom’s Taxonomy is often used by effective teachers to write clear learning objectives to meet the standards of the lesson.