The 30-second briefing: What is Solo taxonomy?

This teacher educator crams as much information about Solo taxonomy as she can into 30 seconds for the next part of her series about teaching ideas and theories What is Solo taxonomy? Solo stands for “structure of the observed learning outcome”. It is an approach designed by educational psychologists John Biggs and Kevin Collis to scaffold higher-order thinking for pupils. It’s all about increasing the levels of complexity in tasks as pupils move through their learning. Think of it as a kind of do-it-yourself differentiation for students. How does it work? Solo uses symbols to represent where pupils are in their learning. For example, a circle shows that they are at the prestructural stage, where they are not yet sure about the concept they are learning about. With time, pupils…


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