14 Brilliant Bloom’s Taxonomy Posters For Teachers

blooms-pinwheel14 Brilliant Bloom’s Taxonomy Posters For Teachers

by TeachThought Staff

You can get a ready-for-the-classroom version of Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy for $6.95!

Bloom’s Taxonomy is a useful tool for assessment design, but using it only for that function is like using a race car to go to the grocery–a huge waste of potential.

In an upcoming post we’re going to look at better use of Bloom’s taxonomy in the classroom, but during research for that post it became interesting how many variations there are of the original work. While a handful of the charts below only show aesthetic changes compared to others, most are concept maps of sorts–with graphic design that signifies extended function (power verbs), detail (clear explanations), or features of some sort (Bloom’s Taxonomy tasks by level).

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The follow simple, student-centered Bloom’s graphics were created by helloliteracy!














The following “Bloom’s pinwheel” comes from Kelly Tenkley and ilearntechnology.com:




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Pearl Evadne Taylor

These posters are excellent…very colourful but most of all very helpful.

Perry Krassner

Perry Krassner

This is wonderful. I have been teaching my teacher and college students about this. This is an excellent resource. Congratulations.

Rebecca Kassab Najor

how can I download/purchase one of the posters/


can this charts are available in Hindi

This may have been posted 20 months ago, but it is hard to argue with the fact that Bloom’s Taxonomy is the simplest, most helpful reference for today’s classrooms. It reminds me, as a UK-based teacher, how much time is spent focusing on levels 1 & 2 (basic retention and understanding), especially up to age 16. Even at post-16, how many teachers can hand-on-heart state that their students get to level 6 and create something original with what they have learned? OK, projects for formal assessment in some subjects, but these are often SO prescriptive as to rob the student… Read more »