Until today I didn’t know what the word ‘taxonomy’ meant. Actually that probably isn’t especially surprising. It’s not a word in common usage. If you’re interested (and I’m less than certain that I am) the relevant dictionary definition is “a scheme of classification”.
I looked it up because I was thinking about ‘Bloom’s Taxonomy’, which I do know about a bit through being a teacher. ‘Bloom’s Taxonomy’ is all to do with classifying different types of learning. Bloom was the bloke who came up with it, so on reflection, I should have been able to deduce what taxonomy meant, but until today I hadn’t really given it much thought. Continue reading A Tale Of Two Triangles