The Bloom Method
The programmes focus on 7 principles of nature:
interdependence, diversity, adaptation, cycles, geometry, health, and oneness
and the underlying concept of harmony.
We ask: What can the natural world teach us about everyday life? How can we put the principles into practice through values such as generosity, responsibility, patience, integrity, self-control and humility?
STRUCTURE OF A LESSON or STUDY UNIT USING THE BLOOM METHOD
Our lessons follow the Connection-Stimulus-Application pattern. They are designed to engage all students, provide deeper learning opportunities and academic challenge.
1. Each lesson/study unit is built around an Essential Question related to the principles of nature. Students engage in a sensory connection task related to the stimulus text/poem/topic.
2. In the main body of the lesson the stimulus material is explored in relation to the principles of nature. Time is given for enquiry, reflection and discussion.
3. Students choose a value that they can put into practice in the coming week that further illuminates the Essential Question and their findings are then incorporated into the next lesson or the Final Piece of work.
Principles of Nature