Professional Development Topics and Resources

Blooming the Standards

This workshop will help you develop your students' cognitive thinking so that they speak and write on higher levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Participants will learn how the brain works and how this information should impact classroom instruction. Recognize what level of Bloom's your classroom activities are and increase student engagement in learning. Explore the four memory paths while participating in activities that lead to long term potentiation.


From Eric Jenson's reasearch

Powerpoint of full day Blooming the Standards workshop

Cognitive Wheel activity

Answer key for cognitive wheel

How to Make a Mind Map (goes with full day powerpoint presentation)

Article on brain based learning

Article about the adolescent brain

Thought Filled Curriculum article

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