Seminar WBT of America By Dean Nguyen

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This is Power Point Show about Whole Brain Teachers of America and presented by Dean Nguyen at Dai Hoc Tien Giang on Sept 14 2009 and later on Sept 22 2009 at Le Ngoc Han Mytho TienGiang Vietnam

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Seminar WBT of America By Dean Nguyen

  1. 1. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />“ It is ashamed for a teacher knowing that some students are being bored or are not following, however; he pretends nothing is bothering him and he keeps on lecturing.”<br /> “ Thậtlànhụcnhãchomộtthầygiáokhibiếtcómộtsốhọcsinhđangchánngánhoặckhôngtheokịp, tuynhiên; Thầygiáogiảbộnhưkhôngcógìlàmôngbậntâm, rồiôngtiếptụcgiảngbài”<br />
  2. 2. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />“It is a terrible waste of time for a students as his physical is in class, however; his mind is somewhere else”<br />“ Đólàsựlãngphíthờigiờkhủngkhiếpkhimộtthânthểhọcsinhngồiở tronglớp, tuynhiên; tríócthìlạiđểmộtnơikhác”<br />
  3. 3. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />Three California educators <br />Chris Biffle, philosophy professor at Crafton Hills College<br />Jay Vanderfin, 3rd grade teacher at Mentone Elementary <br />Chris Rekstad, 4th grade teacher at Valley Elementary.<br />Whole Brain Teaching presents some of the largest, free teaching conferences in the United States.<br />
  4. 4. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />WBT based on philosophy<br /><ul><li>American ‘s characteristics – energetic, fun and practical.</li></ul> Students learn the most when they are having fun.<br />Students learn the most when they are in the most comport and daily casual situations.<br />Teacher’s functions are to transfer his knowledge, no thing more.<br />Teacher’s level of perspectives is lowed to share the same difficulties with students.<br />Uses very simple and effective approaches to overcome students’ resistances<br />
  5. 5. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />Classrooms are <br />full of task-focused laughter. <br />Humor and games are used.<br />Highly disciplined and tightly organized.<br />Class rules become more fun for students to follow.<br />Class rules would not rather ignore or against them.<br />“ENGAGE IN”<br />
  6. 6. The difference in perspectives<br />American versus Vietnamese<br />StudentTeacher<br />US 70% 30% <br />VN 30% 70% <br />
  7. 7. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen <br />“Engage In”<br />To attract and hold the attention of<br /><ul><li>Signs of disengaging from …
  8. 8. Reasons for not engaging in…</li></ul>AREA OF ENGAGEMENT<br />
  9. 9. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />It is time to relax and watch movie.<br />High School with math Lines<br />College Students<br />Sixth Grade with Critical Thinking<br />
  10. 10. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />Techniques<br /><ul><li>1. Wake-up Calls
  11. 11. 2. Hands and Eyes
  12. 12. 3. Take breaths
  13. 13. 4. Rest and Reflections
  14. 14. 5. No Left-Out Students – Repeat
  15. 15. 6. Teach – OK – Switch – Ok
  16. 16. 7. Score Board
  17. 17. 8. Memory Impression</li></li></ul><li>WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />Games<br />Beach ball baffle<br />Applause for late student<br />Last review at door<br />Mind soccer<br />
  18. 18. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />1. Wake-Up Calls<br />“Class” -------- “Yes” <br />“Class, Class, Class” ……Yes, Yes, Yes <br />“Class, Class, Class, UUH” …..“Yes, Yes, Yes, UUH”<br />Student is conformed by teacher tone.<br />
  19. 19. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />2. Hands and Eyes<br />What if “wake up calls” failed… <br /><ul><li>Students pound their hands on table as shouting “houuh…”.
  20. 20. Then, their hands are rested on table and their eyes are looking straight at the teacher.
  21. 21. Waiting for…</li></li></ul><li>3. Slowly Take deep breaths<br />Lecture seems endless and you want a break for students.<br /><ul><li>“Class” ------“Yes”.
  22. 22. “ Do you want to take breaths?”… “Yes”
  23. 23. “Ready?” ------- “Ready!”.
  24. 24. “IN and slowly raise your hand up”
  25. 25. “OUT. Slowly put your hand down”
  26. 26. “IN and slowly raise your hand up”
  27. 27. “OUT. Slowly put your hand down”
  28. 28. “ To see who can hold longest”
  29. 29. “IN and HOLD it”
  30. 30. “ HOLD it … HOLD it … Keep your hand up….” </li></li></ul><li>4. A moment of Reflection<br />Let’s take 3-5 minutes to think of what I just said in class. Possibly I will call one of you to tell me what I have said so far. <br />
  31. 31. 5. No left-Out Students.It is now ….. Time !I am going to talk about … for 5 or 8 minutes .When I am done, I will call some of you repeat what I just said.<br /> WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />
  32. 32. WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY By Dean L. Nguyen<br />6. “Teach” … “OK”<br /><ul><li>Teach - Ok
  33. 33. Teach – Ok Switch – Ok</li></li></ul><li>7. Score Board<br />We are in a rewarding and punishment systems of society<br />Rewards are to motivate and encourage us repeat the same behaviors. Punishments are to prevent and eliminate the same bad behaviors from it happening again.<br />Each credit – “You say what” – “Oh! Yes! ”<br />Each debit – “You say what” – “Oh, No!”<br />
  34. 34. 8. Memory Impression<br />“What do you say about English?”<br />“I love English very much, very much AND VERY MUCH!”<br />“What would you do when you get home?” <br /> “When I get home, I will review today’s leanings and do my homework”<br />

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