What is Blooms Taxonomy?

Copyright 2005 Adam Waxler What is Bloom's taxonomy and how can a teacher apply Bloom's taxonomy to classroom lesson plans? Bloom's taxonomy was originally created Benjamin Bloom for categorizing and classifying levels of intellectual learning that commonly occur in the classroom setting. Bloom's taxonomy contains three overlapping domains: the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective. Within the cognitive domain Benjamin Bloom identified six levels that have become commonly known as Blooms Taxonomy.