Bloom’s Taxonomy and how it helps us learn 

By  Lysette Offley

In 1956, a group of educational psychologists, headed by Benjamin Bloom, classified the various levels of intellectual behaviour observed when people learn. His work has been developed further, leading to very useful pointers for anyone attempting to study and remember information. It illustrates how our brains work and how we can make them work for us.

Here’s his original scheme.

Bloom's taxonomy

And here’s where we are now…


Blooms rose

As you can see, there are plenty of ideas to have you discover how to make learning a healthy obsession. And the perfect slithering example of informal learning!

Bloomin’ Brilliant!

Lysette Offley

About the author

With 40 years of experience, Lysette Offley is a Memory and Mindset Coach to women and men at the top of their game in the Financial Services Industry who recognise the value of continual personal and professional development and support to achieve a healthy work-life balance, along with satisfaction and fulfilment.

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