This post by Christy Tucker, reblogged here, points out some of the problems I have also had with Bloom’s taxonomy and similar recipes (e.g., Gagné’s). We cannot blame good old Bloom for the abuse of his model, but it’s good to see someone emphasizing the lack of research support behind his theory. It’s fine, I […]

Methods and principles from different scientific domains are, of course, usable in the learning sciences / educational psychology. One example is the scientific method. Often ascribed to Sir Francis Bacon (the 16th century natural philosopher and not the 20th century artist for those of you who are now going to Google® this or who need […]