This last element of diversity education also creates a place for reflective teaching, which is also directly encouraged by an examination and application of Bloom's taxonomy of learning. Analyzing student achievement with an eye towards the improvements diversity education is expected to instill allows for a deeper analysis of the teaching methods and perspective being utilized. The direct application of Bloom's taxonomy in the development of lesson plans and activities also necessarily depends upon the questioning and analysis of teaching practices, and the constant reexamination of these practices as student achievement and progress provides feedback to the instructor. Producing higher order learning and interactions requires a constant conscious attention to the details of learning activities and levels of engagement, and this places the use of Bloom's taxonomy -- for increased diversity as well as other purposes -- squarely in the realm of reflective teaching.
The basic tenets of behaviorism provide a simplified yet comprehensive avenue for addressing diversity needs in modern educational settings. Bloom's taxonomy of learning...
Essentially, the overarching theoretical school and the specific tool of classification are both effective and enduring due to the level of attention and analysis brought to bear in their development and creation. The same type of constant analysis and adjustment is necessary to adequately and properly apply these theories and tools in the classroom, in order to promote not only diversity in education but also other types of learning and cognitive progress. Though a misapplication of Bloom's taxonomy can lead to limited learning opportunities and a sort of cultural stunting for many learners, its proper application can be highly effective in training tomorrow's leaders.
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Valuing: A range of acceptance that is placed on the information being received. Organization: this is the organizing of the values by contrasting differing values. Internalizing Values: This has to do with the learners value system and how the learner assigns value. The Psychomotor category includes physical aspects of movement, as well as coordination in movement. There were not subcategories in the Psychomotor development category. Critics of Bloom: There are those critics who claim that
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