A Guide to Blooms Taxonomy and Cognitive Thinking

A Guide to Blooms Taxonomy and Cognitive Thinking

In partnership with Model Teaching, an industry leader in supporting educators, this quick teacher professional development course will provide you with an understanding of Bloom's Taxonomy and its connection to cognitive processes. Model Teaching's Mission is to improve student performance by directly supporting teachers with quality content and resources. You will explore the cognitive abilities linked to each level of Bloom's Taxonomy and discover how they align with your educational objectives or lesson goals. Gaining a thorough grasp of your lesson's standards will enable you to guide students in achieving or surpassing the cognitive thinking skills necessary for your instructional activities.

3 Months Access / 1 Course Hrs
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This concise and rewarding professional development course will provide you with an exploration of the Revised Bloom's Taxonomy and its relationship with a student's cognitive thinking process. Throughout the course, you will delve into Bloom's Taxonomy framework and gain insights into how it can be used with your lesson objectives to meet the cognitive requirements of your students.

Understanding how to align your lesson objectives with the correct cognitive thinking processes required in your lesson activities will help you enhance your lesson planning and ensure that you meet or exceed grade-level expectations.

The course also comes with a downloadable PDF of the content and a resource ready for you to use in your classroom.


  1. A Guide to Bloom's Taxonomy Course Content
    1. Understand and Implement Bloom's Taxonomy in the classroom
  2. Reflect or Discuss
    1. Learn to connect the course content
  3. Try This Task
    1. Learn to implement the ideas in the classroom
  4. Quiz
  5. Implementation Reflection
    1. Discuss a new concept you can attempt to implement in future based on what you learned in the course
  6. Considerations for Implementation
    1. Reflect on your ideas and assess whether you might be successful in your implementation
  7. Videos and Further Reading
    1. Additional content to enhance and expand on Bloom's Taxonomy



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
    • Editing of a Microsoft Word document is required in this course. You may use a free version of Microsoft Word Online, or Google Docs if you do not have Microsoft Office installed on your computer. You may be required to download documents.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Self-Guided Course Code: T14693