Although the ending of summer is always bittersweet (at best), today I found something that makes me excited for lesson planning.
Maybe this sounds familiar: You have a great new idea for a project or want to revitalize an old one. You struggle with the objectives and activities so that everything aligns just right, without repeating the same old strategies.
Thinking Skill: The verb – what students will be doing
Content: The content – what students will be learning
Resource: The information – where students will get information
Product: The result – what students will create
Toward this end, he uses Bloom's New Taxonomy to address the thinking skills, and looks to work of Sandra Kaplan for addressing approach to content. This Chart (.doc) explains her approach. Resource and product can be the combined options of both traditional and digital media.