Vicky sent this link- we all can use! Bloom's Taxonomy

In 1956, Benjamin Bloom headed a group of educational psychologists who developed a classification of levels of intellectual behavior important in learning. Bloom found that over 95 % of the test questions students encounter require them to think only at the lowest possible level...the recall of information.
Bloom identified six levels within the cognitive domain, from the simple recall or recognition of facts, as the lowest level, through increasingly more complex and abstract mental levels, to the highest order which is classified as evaluation. Verb examples that represent intellectual activity on each level are listed here.
  1. Knowledge: arrange, define, duplicate, label, list, memorize, name, order, recognize, relate, recall, repeat, reproduce state.
  2. Comprehension: classify, describe, discuss, explain, express, identify, indicate, locate, recognize, report, restate, review, select, translate,
  3. Application: apply, choose, demonstrate, dramatize, employ, illustrate, interpret, operate, practice, schedule, sketch, solve, use, write.
  4. Analysis: analyze, appraise, calculate, categorize, compare, contrast, criticize, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish, examine, experiment, question, test.
  5. Synthesis: arrange, assemble, collect, compose, construct, create, design, develop, formulate, manage, organize, plan, prepare, propose, set up, write.
  6. Evaluation: appraise, argue, assess, attach, choose compare, defend estimate, judge, predict, rate, core, select, support, value, evaluate.

**BLOOM'S TAXONOMY: Sample Questions**

For further Web-based information on Bloom's taxonomy:
http://www.eecs.usma.edu/cs383/bloom/default.htm
http://www.valdosta.edu/~whuitt/psy702/cogsys/bloom.html
http://www.eecs.usma.edu/usma/academic/eecs/instruct/howard/slidesho/sigcse2/index.htm
http://www.uct.ac.za/projects/cbe/mcqman/mcqappc.html

Here is another website which ties Bloom's to 21st Century Learning and web 2.0 tools
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom's+Digital+Taxonomy