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A vast collection of items related to Cognitive Rigor, a superposition of Bloom's Taxonomy and Webb's Depth of Knowledge.
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Teaching Questioning Skills to Arm Students for Learning - Education Week News (blog)

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Education Week News (blog)
Teaching Questioning Skills to Arm Students for Learning
Education Week News (blog)
Bloom's Taxonomy addresses different question starters and the level of depth they will encourage.
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Discusses methods for helping students how to develop questions of their own. Mentions Bloom's Taxonomy as one useful device. Focus is on student metacognition

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Growth Mindset Definition

Growth Mindset Definition | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
The concept of a growth mindset was developed by psychologist Carol Dweck and popularized in her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In recent years, many schools and educators have started using Dweck’s theories to inform how they teach students. A mindset, according to Dweck, is a self-perception or “self-theory” that people hold about […]
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Carol Dweck describes a mindset as a self-perception or “self-theory” that people hold about their themselves. This article discusses the growth mindset, where people believe that "their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point."

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44 Prompts Merging Reflective Thinking With Bloom's Taxonomy

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44 Prompts Merging Reflective Thinking With Bloom's Taxonomy

Via Thomas Faltin
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This blog entry focuses on the use of Bloom's Taxonomy to promote self-reflection (which I call critical reflection) in students, teachers and principals, an important aspect of metacognition. 

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Transparency in Bloom's Taxonomy for Training | Marian H. Willeke

Transparency in Bloom's Taxonomy for Training | Marian H. Willeke | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
Transparency in Bloom's Taxonomy for Training. For most instructional designers, this phrase simply means that you make sure the student can read the expected outcome just before an activity or are made aware of it as they ...
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An interesting approach to incorporating Bloom's Taxonomy in instruction, focusing on a student metacognition.

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A Taxonomy of Reflection: A Model for Critical Thinking

A Taxonomy of Reflection: A Model for Critical Thinking | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
How to create a community of learners. Reflective prompts for students, teacher and principals. Modeled on Bloom's approach to thinking.
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An interesting taxonomy for promoting self-reflection. Separate, linked pages discuss how to promote self-reflection in students, teachers, and principals.  A solid read for those interested in developing metacognition.

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