Questions On The Taxonomy Of Bloom's Taxonomy

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3 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK 3.1 Bloom’s Taxonomy Bloom’s taxonomy is useful to provide students with a framework that involves more than just the progression of thought processes but emotional and physical aspects too. Bloom proposed three main domains, Cognitive, Affective and Psycho-Motor [6]. It can be perplexing how facts and figures about a favourite sports team, lyrics to songs or actor’s roles in films can readily be recalled yet strategies and solutions to mathematical problems can be so elusive even after hours of study combined with written clues. So, learning is multifaceted that can be described as a blend of mental, emotional and physical attributes. Within each domain, there are levels, which are of a hierarchical nature, it is assumed that you must attain one level before progressing to a higher level. 3.1.1 Cognitive Domain Cognitive Domain, the mental aspect, where thinking can vary from just regurgitating facts all the way through to being able to create methods and evaluate the significance. The home is where the first experience of recalling items and, also, the initial involvement with numbers. Eager parents love to teach their toddlers the sequence of numbers and acclaim that their child can count. Clearly for the actual concept of number is not established yet, but will be acquired when collection of items can be identified as a number count of items. These are examples of the first two levels called remembering and understanding. Although, these are the
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