In sharing last week’s article on the Hidden Stories of the Average American Classroom, several teachers began discussing the need to “Maslow” before you “Bloom.” But what exactly does that mean?

Past Writings on “Maslow Before You Bloom”

Tomaz Lasic actually wrote about this topic with an article of his own in 2009, where he noted the importance of trust in his classroom helped unearth “a brief private chat with one of his students” that led him to question the importance of Bloom’s Taxonomy in comparison to the needs of his students. The focus of the pyramid is to have students create and evaluate rather than simple rehearsal and regurgitation. Bloom’s Taxonomy isn’t so much a buzz word as it was 7 years ago, but it’s child – Common Core Standards – most certainly are.

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