Citations with the tag: BLOOM, Benjamin

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  • Educator.
     // Psychology Today; Mar87, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p42 

    Benjamin S. Bloom is a 73-year-old scholar whose name is linked with words like educational objectives and mastery learning, which typify the back-to-basics movement in education. Bloom is sometimes called a soft-spoken rebel who wants to tear apart the nation's school system. He believes...

  • A Conversation with Benjamin Bloom.
     // Educational Leadership; Nov79, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p157 

    Interviews Benjamin Bloom, author of the book 'Human Characteristics and School Learning,' on the importance of mastery learning. Reasons behind his interest in mastery learning; Correlation between success of mastery learning with political situation in a country; Effectiveness of group-based...

  • Overview.
    Brandt, Ron // Educational Leadership; Oct79, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p3 

    Focuses on the views of the learning expert, Benjamin Bloom, on various aspects of learning skills. Prospects of advances implemented in the medical field; Bloom's views on the higher achievement in the basic skills; Students' learning psychology in the educational environment.

  • Benefactor.
    Brandt, Ron // Time; 3/13/1950, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p42 

    The article narrates the story of how a Salvadorean child named Maria was helped by California millionaire Benjamin Bloom. Maria underwent surgery to remove an ovarian tumor at San Salvador's Benjamin Bloom Hospital. Bloom established the hospital in 1928 and has since been in-charge of its...

  • The Price of Mathophobia.
    Brandt, Ron // Time; 3/17/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p70 

    The article presents a survey on math instruction conducted by the International Project for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement. It states that the researchers headed by Education Professor Benjamin Bloom carefully framed questions so that they would not favor students of any nation. It...

  • snapshots.
    Brandt, Ron // Baltimore Jewish Times; 3/1/2013, Vol. 331 Issue 1, p35 

    A photograph depicting past presidents of the parent teacher association of the Isaac Davidson Hebrew School located in Baltimore, Maryland including Louis Klein and Benjamin Bloom is presented.

  • Applying learning theories in the classroom.
    Stead, Anthony // Teaching Business & Economics; Summer2012, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p11 

    The article discusses two theories of learning namely Bloom's Taxonomy and Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory. Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning came from the idea of its author Benjamin Bloom where rote learning was viewed as the most simplistic and placed at the bottom and the more challenging...

  • Bloomin' Easy!
    Stead, Anthony // Forensic Teacher Magazine; Spring2015, Vol. 9 Issue 25, p38 

    A chart is presented that provides suggestions for the forensics students so that they increase their skill and mental ability for learning and Bejamin Bloom was the person who for the first time published his taxonomy of thinking skills in the year 1956.

  • Untitled.
    Stead, Anthony // Education Week; 9/5/1984, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pL38 

    An excerpt from the article "The New Directions in Educational Research: Alterable Variables," by Benjamin S. Bloom, that was published in the "Journal of Negro Education" is presented.

  • Lessons on Learning.
    Robinson, Christine // Journal for Quality & Participation; Apr2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p25 

    The article examines teaching methodologies that teachers may adopt in their classrooms. Two taxonomies that are important for teachers and learners alike are the Bloom's taxonomy of cognitive domain and Fin's taxonomy of significant learning. The former was developed by Dr. Benjamin Bloom and...

  • How to Evaluate PotentiaL Board Members.
    Grudzinski, Geoffrey J. // Credit Union Directors Newsletter; Feb2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p4 

    The article presents ways on how to evaluate potential board members in the credit union business in the U.S. It notes the six categories provided by Benjamin Bloom, educational psychologist to evaluate the board members such as knowledge, understanding, application, analyzing, evaluation and...

  • Human Characteristics and School Learning (Book).
    Harvay, Karen // Educational Leadership; Oct77, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p72 

    Reviews the book 'Human Characteristics and School Learning,' by Benjamin S. Bloom.

  • Bloom's Taxonomy and Critical Thinking Instruction.
    Paul, Richard W. // Educational Leadership; May85, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p36 

    Discusses the book 'Taxonomy of Educational Objectives,' by Benjamin S. Bloom et al. Objectives of the book; Limitations of the book for critical thinking curriculum construction; Information provided by the publication.

  • On Talent Development: A Conversation with Benjamin Bloom.
    Brandt, Ronald J. // Educational Leadership; Sep85, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p33 

    Interviews educational researcher Benjamin Bloom regarding the issue of developing talent in young people. Objective of Bloom behind the study of talent development; Importance of favorable learning and support conditions for development of people and learning ability; Role of parents and...

  • Never to bloom again.
    Ivie, Stanley D. // Contemporary Education; 1993, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p104 

    Reflects on BS. Bloom's method of encouraging logical thinking in education. Six levels of thinking; Value and aesthetic judgments; Critical thinking; Comments.

  • The Tasks of Instruction.
    Okey, James R. // Educational Leadership; Jan1971, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p381 

    Comments on the hypothesis presented by B.S. Bloom in his article "Learning for Mastery," published in the May 1968 issue of the journal "Evaluation Comment." Tasks of instruction in teaching; Changes in attitudes and educational practices; Claims that much teaching is self-defeating; Impact of...

  • Better Teaching With Deming And Bloom.
    Hills, James A. // Quality Progress; Mar2004, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p57 

    This article focuses on various models of quality assurance in education. From 1984 to 2001, the author of the article taught precollege reading and writing to Native Americans at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, Kansas. He says that most educators know of the author Benjamin S....

  • 'An Unfortunate Apartness in the System'.
    Hills, James A. // Education Week; 4/16/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 30, p21 

    The article presents the discussion and exchange of views of notable educators in the U.S. regarding the issues in education which educational reforms has neglected elementary schools. According to Benjamin Bloom, a professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, first three to five grades are...

  • Teacher: 'A Person Who Wanted Us To Learn for Our Good, Not Hers'.
    Hills, James A. // Education Week; 4/16/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 30, p33 

    The article presents the views of several notable educators in the U.S. regarding the role of teachers. According to Patricia Carini, the greatest assurance about American education is in teachers. Their views on the relevance of teacher training to the matter of the profession are presented....

  • In Search of a Useful Definition of Mastery.
    Guskey, Thomas R.; Anderman, Eric M. // Educational Leadership; Dec2013/Jan2014, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p18 

    The article discusses proper definition for the term "mastery" that would serve as an effective guide in education. It describes how educators use and understand this term, its initial representation in the literary collection "The Canterbury Tales," by Geoffrey Chaucer, and its comparison with...

    Bergmann, Jonathan; Sams, Aaron // Educational Leadership; Dec2013/Jan2014, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p24 

    The article explores details of the flipped-mastery learning model. It describes increasing popularity of the flipped teaching strategy, use of video recordings in flipped classrooms, and role of teachers in this kind of learning model. It discusses potential benefits of this learning scheme to...

  • Simple Is Not Always Easy.
    Goodwin, Bryan; Miller, Kirsten // Educational Leadership; Dec2013/Jan2014, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p78 

    The article discusses studies relating to mastery learning strategies. It outlines elements of the one-on-one tutoring investigated by education researcher Benjamin Bloom in the 1960s which include establishing clear learning goals, engaging students in the learning process, and the...

  • Moving Students From Information Recitation to Information Understanding: Exploiting Bloom's Taxonomy in Creating Science Questions.
    Lord, Thomas; Baviskar, Sandhya // Journal of College Science Teaching; Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p40 

    This article focuses on the formulation of science questions based on the mid and upper levels of Benjamin Bloom's taxonomy. Several studies conducted had revealed that college students in the U.S. have retained only a marginal understanding of the science courses that they have taken. In 1956,...

  • Human Characteristics and School Learning.
    Lord, Thomas; Baviskar, Sandhya // Education Digest; Jan1977, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p69 

    Reviews the book "Human Characteristics and School Learning," by Benjamin S. Bloom.

  • Stability and Change in Human Characteristics.
    Payne, Arlene // Educational Leadership; Oct1965, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p89 

    The article reviews the book "Stability and Change in Human Characteristics," by Benjamin S. Bloom.

  • Schools' Effect on Gifted St dents Is Mostly Negative, Study Finds.
    Walton, Susan // Education Week; 12/7/1981, Vol. 1 Issue 13, p7 

    The article cites a study in the U.S. which indicates that students' talents are fostered by years of encouragement and special tutors, rather than by schools. Results from the study, conducted by Education Professor Benjamin S. Bloom, imply that the schools, if they have influence are more...

  • Good Questions -- Unlocking Experiences of Discovery!
    Kascht, Larry // Wild Ones Journal; May/Jun2013, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p5 

    The article stresses the importance for the adult to ask good questions about children's discovery experiences of nature. It notes that the adult is responsible for assisting children in organizing and understanding their discovery. It cites Bloom's Taxonomy, a classification system developed by...

  • A Primer for Parents, Teachers, and Other Educators (Book Review).
    Kascht, Larry // Education; Winter81, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p208 

    A Primer for Parents, Teachers, and Other Educators. All Our Children Learning. Benjamin S. Bloom. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1980, 276 pp The author describes the revolutionary changes that have taken place in teaching methods in the past decade, both in the United States and abroad....

  • Bloom’un Revize Edilen Taksonomisinin EÄŸitimde Ölçme ve DeÄŸerlendirmeye Etkileri.
    Yurdabakan, İrfan // University of Gaziantep Journal of Social Sciences; Apr2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p327 

    The aim of this study is to discuss the revision of the original version of Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives under the leadership of Krathwohl and Anderson and its reflections on testing and assessment in education. Fort his purpose, international database was scanned to analyze the...

    Aleksandrovna, Kuzmina Natalia // Theory & Practice of Social Development; 2013, Issue 12, p1 

    This paper deals with problems of education efficiency. It defines such concepts as teaching, training, learning, educational activities, proficiency, and educability. The author determines internal and external criteria of the education efficiency. The hierarchy of educational objectives...

  • Don't let your training process derail your journey to total quality management.
    Neihoff, Brian P.; Whitney-Bammerlin, Donita L. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (07497075); Winter95, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p39 

    Provides suggestions for improving training effectiveness by using the taxonomy developed by Benjamin S. Bloom, University of Chicago professor emeritus of education. Overview of Bloom's taxonomy; Application of Bloom's taxonomy to total quality management training processes and to training design.

  • Human Characteristics and School Learning.
    Wolfe, Barbara L. // Journal of Human Resources; Summer78, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p432 

    Reviews the book "Human Characteristics and School Learning," by Benjamin S. Bloom.

  • Bloom's Taxonomy.
    Wolfe, Barbara L. // Quality Progress; Oct2004, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p44 

    The article reports that Benjamin Bloom created the six-level taxonomy for categorizing the level of abstraction of questions that commonly occur in education. Certification exams have questions that fall within particular levels, and the taxonomy provides a useful structure in which to...

  • Master of Mastery.
    CHANCE, PAUL // Psychology Today; Apr87, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p42 

    The article examines the radical ideas of professor of education Benjamin S. Bloom on education. According to Bloom, the traditional education in the U.S. undermines the self-esteem of the weaker students. He believes that there is a need of large number of people with high-level skills who like...

  • Human Characteristics and School Learning (Book).
    Yerburgh, Mark R. // Library Journal; 9/1/1976, Vol. 101 Issue 15, p1769 

    Reviews the book 'Human Characteristics and School Learning,' by Benjamin S. Bloom.

  • Taxonomy of Educational Objectives - The Cognitive Domain.
    Kretchmar, Jennifer // Taxonomy of Educational Objectives-Cognitive Domain -- Research ; 4/1/2017, p1 

    The following article is a summary of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. The Taxonomy was developed in the late 1940s by a group of university examiners - one of whom was Benjamin Bloom of the University of Chicago - for the purpose of facilitating the sharing of test materials. ...

  • Bloomin' Easy!
    Kretchmar, Jennifer // Forensic Teacher Magazine; Summer2015, Vol. 9 Issue 26, p26 

    The article offers information on the taxonomy of thinking skills published by psychologist Benjamin Bloom in 1956 which can be used in teaching forensics.

  • Literature Review and Use of Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy.
    Iwuchukwu, Matthew O. // International Journal of Humanities & Cultural Studies; Oct-Dec2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p436 

    This paper explores the use Benjamin Bloom's taxonomy in the process of reviewing the related literature and writing a literature review. Specifically, the discussion focuses on four fundamental issues raised in the study as follows: purpose and focus of literature review, literature review in...

  • The Development of Procedure and Design Principle of Using Rapid E-learning Tools in Bloom's Taxonomy.
    Tawei Ku, David; Yung-Hsin Huang // Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences; Summer2011, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p511 

    As the development of internet, the speed of information update is faster than ever. E-learning has rapidly become the mainstream for the corporation training and instruction. In order to reduce the cost of human resources and time spending, "repaid e-learning" has been developed for the simple...

  • Boosting Students' TQ (Thinking Quality).
    GRESHAM, JEANNIE; WELSH, KIMBERLY; ZAWLOCKI, HOLLI // California Reader; Summer2009, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p4 

    The authors assert that work and thinking quality (TQ), in all probability, will be demonstrated more significantly through the implementation of systematic approach that provides students with examples, a guide and proper tools. They claim that students can be challenge to improve the quality...

  • Multimedia compared to Text for Online Learning in India.
    Sahni, Madhu; Sharma, Anju // Asian Journal of Distance Education; Jun2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p35 

    Educational innovations and technology emphasize on various approaches of teaching and learning. Multimedia approach is one such modern method where educational technology mirrors the progress in education process. Multimedia technology is able to motivate learners to learn due to the fact that...

  • Is Early Intervention Effective?
    Bronfenbrenner, Urie // Education Digest; Feb1975, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p17 

    The article focuses on issues related to early intervention programs in the U.S. This approach had its roots in an emergent body of theory and research in the 1950s, supported by researcher Benjamin S. Bloom's widely quoted but questionable conclusion that about 50 percent of intellectual...

  • Chapter 51: The Educational Support Materials Writer.
    OSBORNE, M. D. // Educators as Writers: Publishing for Personal & Professional Dev; 2006, p248 

    Chapter 51 of the book "Educators as Writers: Publishing for Personal and Professional Development" is presented. The chapter examines the components involved in writing educational support materials. The entry notes that making tests begins by knowing how students learn, and being familiar with...

  • All Our Children Learning.
    Sexton, Regina // Exceptional Children; Nov1982, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p276 

    The article reviews the book "All Our Children Learning," by Benjamin S. Bloom.

  • What Is Enough? When Is Too Soon?
    Sexton, Regina // Education Week; 4/16/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 30, p28 

    The article presents the views of several notable educators in the U.S. regarding the readiness of a child to go on formal schooling. Issues about how to determine when a child is ready for formal schooling, the readiness of the elementary-school structure, and question regarding the extent of...

  • 'It's a Complex Structure, We Must Deal With That'.
    Sexton, Regina // Education Week; 4/16/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 30, p30 

    The article presents the views of several notable educators in the U.S. regarding the elementary-school structure. Views concerning if the school structure hinders with the kinds of objectives outlined by educators, if it is an idealistic situation to have one teacher to one classroom, and if...

  • Lessons of Mastery Learning.
    Guskey, Thomas R. // Educational Leadership; Oct2010, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p52 

    In this article the author examines elements of mastery learning. The discipline is defined as an instructional approach developed by educator Benjamin S. Bloom that incorporates feedback, the corrective process, and congruence among learning components. A number of topics are addressed...

  • Using the Blooms--Banks Matrix to Develop Multicultural Differentiated Lessons for Gifted Students.
    Scott, Michelle Trotman // Gifted Child Today; Jul2014, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p162 

    Many classrooms are comprised of students with differing abilities ranging from students with disabilities to students with gifts and talents. While these students are sharing the same space, their differing cognitive levels must be met. Therefore, curricula must be used to meet the needs of the...

  • All Our Children Learning (Book).
    Myers, John // Educational Leadership; Dec80, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p267 

    Reviews the non-fiction book 'All Our Children Learning: A Primer for Parents, Teachers and Other Educators,' by Benjamin S. Bloom.

    Şeker, Hasan // Cukurova University Faculty of Education Journal; 2010, Vol. 39, p1 

    So far much research concerning Bloom's taxonomy has been done both in our country and all over the world. The taxonomy revised by Krathwhol and his colleagues keeps six categories in the cognitive processes but this time the creativity dimension which does not exist in the Bloom's taxonomy is...

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