USING GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS TO TARGET BLOOM’S COGNITIVE LEVELS – VCSU COURSE

(1 Graduate Semester Credit) This course analyzes the six levels of the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and how graphic organizers can be applied to each cognitive process dimension, allowing for targeted scaffolding of student thinking. By purposefully planning to integrate graphic organizers into your lesson, you can help move students toward higher cognitive processes and promote equity in learning across your classroom. You will design a plan to implement a graphic organizer aligned to the appropriate Bloom’s Taxonomy level, develop an additional organizer or other resource to support your students, and analyze implications of research and articles on Bloom’s Taxonomy and its application in the classroom. The course ends with an implementation plan and reflection designed to ensure you are successful in implementing student support scaffolds specific to supporting student learning at appropriate levels in a future classroom.

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COURSE DETAILS:
  • Total Price: $165
  • This price includes a $95 One-time fee now + $70/Credit when you finish your course
  • Credit Type: Graduate-Level Credit
  • Credits: 1 Semester Credit
  • 12 High-Quality Resources Provided With The Course, Including a 40-Page Graphic Organizer Reference Guide with Sample Graphic Organizers for Students

CONTENT AREAS:

  • 21st Century Learning
  • Lesson & Curriculum Planning
  • Teaching Strategies
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Course Objectives & What You Will Learn in this Course:

What You Will Learn
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy & its associated Cognitive Levels as well as how to Use Graphic Organizers to Target Higher-Level Cognitive Thinking in Your Students
  • 15 Different Types of Graphic Organizers, Including Templates & Samples With Guidance on How to Integrate Them Into Your Lessons
  • How to Choose Which Graphic Organizers to Use Based On Your Lesson Objective & How to Assess Your Students’ Use of Graphic Organizers

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Course Guiding Question:

Course Guiding Questions

How can I support student thinking at high levels by integrating graphic organizers into my lessons?

This was a great and well-organized course! I loved all of the resources and graphic organizer templates, and I now feel like I understand how to effectively use them in my lessons with purpose. Definitely going to use this in future lesson planning!

-4th Grade Science Teacher

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  1 Graduate-Level Semester Credit:

At the conclusion of this course, you will earn 1 Graduate-Level Semester Credit

This course falls under Valley City State University’s (VCSU) EDUC 2000 numbering system, for the purposes of credential/licensure designed primarily for electives or professional development/salary advancement purposes. This course is for 1 Credit Unit and requires a minimum passage grade of 80%. Model Teaching is an accredited partner with VCSU. Upon course completion, you will be provided with 1 graduate-level semester credit, along with an official transcript and letter grade from VCSU for you to submit to your district or state department of education for your licensing and/or salary advancement needs.

REGIONALLY ACCREDITED · OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT PROVIDED · INCLUDES A LETTER GRADE

Model Teaching has helped thousands of teachers across the country meet their relicensing requirements.  This course is offered in partnership with Valley City State University.

VCSU is a public, regional university originally founded in 1890. Since its founding, VCSU has grown into an innovative state university, offering exceptional learning programs and learner-centered education throughout the central midwest. Regionally-accredited, including accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), VCSU offers continuing education courses to educators through private partnerships such as Model Teaching. Model Teaching’s graduate-level credit courses provided through VCSU are designed primarily for professional development/salary advancement & license renewal purposes. All online VCSU-partnered courses taken through Model Teaching will include access to graduate-level credit through VCSU along with an official transcript and letter grade.

Valley City State University is regionally-accredited and accredited by the following bodies:

  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC), formerly the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • American Association of School Librarians (AASL-CAEP)

All VCSU-partnered Model Teaching courses will include access to graduate-level credit through VCSU along with an official transcript and letter grade.

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Please confirm your specific district or state requirements for license renewal prior to registering and feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have about our graduate-level courses.

Model Teaching has helped thousands of teachers across the country meet their relicensing requirements.  This course is offered in partnership with Valley City State University.

VCSU is a public, regional university originally founded in 1890. Since its founding, VCSU has grown into an innovative state university, offering exceptional learning programs and learner-centered education throughout the central midwest. Regionally-accredited, including accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), VCSU offers continuing education courses to educators through private partnerships such as Model Teaching. Model Teaching’s graduate-level credit courses provided through VCSU are designed primarily for professional development/salary advancement & license renewal purposes. All online VCSU-partnered courses taken through Model Teaching will include access to graduate-level credit through VCSU along with an official transcript and letter grade.

Valley City State University is regionally-accredited and accredited by the following bodies:

  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC), formerly the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • American Association of School Librarians (AASL-CAEP)

All course work completed will include an Official Transcript and Letter Grade, ready to submit to your district or state authority.

Please confirm your specific district or state requirements for salary advancement prior to registering and feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have about our graduate-level courses.

Course Sections

Topics Covered and General Course Outline

Section 1 – Cognitive Thinking and Bloom’s Taxonomy

Learn what cognitive thinking is and how the Revised Bloom’s taxonomy describes different levels of learning in your students. Also learn how to scaffold using graphic organizers to help target student thinking.

Section 2 – Graphic Organizer Examples that Support Bloom’s Taxonomy

The cognitive processes associated with each level of Bloom’s Taxonomy and examples of graphic organizers that can be utilized to support cognitive thinking at a specific level of Bloom’s.

Section 3 – Incorporating Graphic Organizers Into Lessons

Learn how to assign the correct cognitive process level to your lesson objective, how to choose an appropriate graphic organizer, and when to utilize graphic organizers in your lesson.

Section 4 – Assessing Graphic Organizers

Learn how to assess your students’ use of graphic organizers and how to select the right assessment for your lesson plan and organizer.

Professional Development Course Resources

Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course
The course comes with 12 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom!
These Include:

  • Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy Chart
  • Graphic Organizer Reference Guide
  • Graphic Organizer Scaffold Planner with Sample
  • Graphic Organizer Assessment Templates
  • Graphic Organizer Assessment Matrix with Sample
  • Graphic Organizer Activity Plan with Sample
  • Effectiveness Rubric
  • Implementation Observation Checklist with Sample

Blooms Graphic Organizers Syllabus

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  • Once your course is complete you may then request your graduate credit(s) and official transcript

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