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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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H.O.T. / D.O.K.: Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: Michael Crichton + Cognitive Rigor + Common Core = Complexity Through Creativity

H.O.T. / D.O.K.: Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: Michael Crichton + Cognitive Rigor + Common Core = Complexity Through Creativity | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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Erik Francis, one of the biggest proponents of rigorous teaching one will ever find, presents another good blog article on Cognitive Rigor and the Common Core. 

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H.O.T. / D.O.K.: Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: What Exactly Is the Thinking Curriculum?

H.O.T. / D.O.K.: Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: What Exactly Is the Thinking Curriculum? | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: What Exactly Is the Thinking Curriculum? http://t.co/Cfy39sBkeX #RDPSD
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Another good blog article by Erik Francis of Maverik Education LLC, based in Phoenix.  H.O.T. is essentially Bloom's Taxonomy, so this page provides some useful strategies for employing Cognitive Rigor in the classroom.

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Student Creativity (or Festivus, the zenith of Bloom's taxonomy ...

Student Creativity (or Festivus, the zenith of Bloom's taxonomy ... | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
In my usual morning routine, I sip coffee or tea while poking through email, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Digg, and various news apps. Depending on available time and items that grab my interest, I catch up with friends, follow ...
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Examines the need for teaching at the top level of Bloom's Taxonomy - create - and describes a mapping between Bloom's Taxonomy and the SAMR model.

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The Philosophy of Creativity | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

The Philosophy of Creativity | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
There is little that shapes the human experience as profoundly and pervasively as creativity. Creativity drives progress in every human endeavor, from the arts to the ...
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The 4D Model Meets Bloom's Taxonomy | Web Explorations – Blog

The 4D Model Meets Bloom's Taxonomy | Web Explorations – Blog | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
Appreciative Inquiry uses a 4D model that outlines a positive way to approach solutions. Discovery - Appreciate the best of what is. Dream - Imagine what could be. Design - Determine what should be. Destiny - Create what ...
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Appreciative Inquiry uses a 4D model that outlines a positive way to approach solutions. The four components include (1) discovery – appreciate the best of what is; (2) dream – Imagine what could be; (3) design – determine what should be; and (4) destiny – create what will be. The author considers how this model could be used in the classroom and immediately thought of Bloom’s taxonomy: understanding, applying, analyzing, evaluating, and creating.

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Creativity can't be taught - The Oracle

Creativity can't be taught - The Oracle | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
Creativity can't be taught
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The article states that on Bloom's revised taxonomy, creation is the highest level of comprehension, a skill employers look for.
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Offers some food for thought for universities teaching, or planning to teach, creative thinking.  I think creative thinking can be taught, but not through direct instruction. 

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