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Bloom's Taxonomy - Revised and Digitalized

The Taxonomy below offers course, activity, assessment designers (teachers) a way to stratify levels of learning from the most basic forms (recall, label, describe) to the higher functioning capabilities (adapting, designing, inventing).

6. Creating New Information, Data, Skills, Knowledge, and Concepts:

  • adapting, animating, composing, constructing, creating, designing, directing, experimenting, filming, generating, hypothesizing, inventing, modernizing, planning, posting, producing, programming, podcasting, publishing, reformatting, re-mixing, reorganizing, re-patterning, reverting, rewriting, synthesizing, theorizing

5. Evaluating on Criteria or Standards:

  • categorizing, checking, commenting, critiquing, debating, deconstructing, detecting, differentiating, discriminating, examining, experimenting, generalizing, grading, integrating, judging, measuring, moderating, networking, ranking, rating, reviewing, testing

4. Analyzing Relationships, Structure, and Purpose:

  • assessing, attributing, categorizing, combining, connecting, contrasting, differentiating, investigating, mapping, manipulating, modifying, organizing, predicting, reflecting, researching, sequencing, sorting, testing, translating, validating

3. Applying Skills, Knowledge, and Concepts:

  • building, collage, converting, drawing, editing, engaging, executing, exploring, illustrating, implementing, linking, operating, painting, playing, redesigning, replaying, reporting, rewording, sharing, showing, solving, tagging, teaching (others), testing, translating, wiki-ing

2. Constructing Meaning/Understanding:

  • annotating, blogging, categorizing, classifying, commenting, comparing, confirming, defining, estimating, exemplifying, explaining, inferring, interpreting, journaling, matching, outlining, paraphrasing, rating, reordering, sequencing, summarizing, tagging

1. Remembering Relevant Knowledge:

  • blogging, bookmarking, citing, copying & pasting, describing, drawing, graphing, highlighting, identifying, labelling, locating, listing, naming, posting, reciting, recognizing, recalling, retrieving, selecting, tracking


Bloom's Taxonomy - Vanderbilt University

Reference Sources:

Anderson, L., and Krathwohl, D. (Eds.). (2001). A taxonomy for learning, teaching, and assessing: A revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of educational objectives. NY, NY : Longman.

Bloom, B. (Ed.). (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives: The classification of educational goal by a committee of college and university examiners. Handbook 1: Cognitive domain. NY, NY: Longmans.

Churches, A. (2009). Bloom’s digital taxonomy. 

Last Published: Mar 12, 2021