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    What are the similarities and differences between Bloom's taxonomy and the six facets of understanding?

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    The six facets of understanding represent factors that contribute to an overall sophisticated or mature understanding of a concept (Wiggins & McTighe, 1998). The facets can be used to determine the quality and level of understanding a student possesses, and should be used continuously throughout the learning process to gauge a student's progress.

    In contrast, Bloom (1956) identifies three different types of learning as related to educational activities: cognitive, affective and psychomotor. His taxonomy outlines categories of skills that progress ...

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    This solution provides an analysis that compares and contrasts Bloom's Taxonomy and Wiggins and McTighe's Six Facets of Understanding. If highlights the advantages of each system and underlines what they hold in common. Additionally, this solution includes a reference source for further investigation of the topic.