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Whole Brain Teaching: 4th Grade Critical Thinking

Watch the AMAZING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT in this demonstration by a veteran Whole Brain teacher as he guides his fourth graders through a simple, but powerful, c...

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Comment by Diane Dahl on January 17, 2011 at 4:06pm
This is actually a very effective brain-based strategy.  The brain is receiving input from multiple senses...therefore more avenues to access in memory.  Excellent!
Comment by Sarah Lowes on January 11, 2011 at 6:19pm
haha was it perhaps too noisy to continue? as a positive, the students look like they are enjoying the activity and there is research to support the strategy of using movement and actions when learning (which is further demonstrated as the clip progresses). on the other hand, this seems like an exhausting strategy for both the teacher and the students. when used appropriately (when students are fidgety, after a phys ed. class, etc.) it could help focus the students, but it's hard for me to see this being implemented full day. at the end of the day, i think this video still provided me with a strategy to use given then right context.
Comment by mrsunnyb on January 11, 2011 at 6:09pm
I only watched to 1:38... but I'm not exactly taken by this.  Anybody else have a comment - I don't want to be the negative guy but would love to hear what people see as good and what people see as bad.

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