What is the diamond rule in Whole Brain Teaching?

What is the diamond rule in Whole Brain Teaching?

Your kids won’t learn much, if they aren’t looking where they should be … at the speaker, their books, the board. The gesture for the Diamond Rule, “Keep your eyes on the target” is pointing two fingers at your eyes, then pointing two fingers toward your audience.

How do you introduce classroom rules to kindergarten?

How to Define Classroom Rules

  1. Teach. Discuss rules and why each is important.
  2. Model. Demonstrate both examples and non-examples of what the rules look like in your classroom.
  3. Practice. Allow students to demonstrate desired behavior by having them practice the rules.
  4. Praise.

What is mirror words in whole brain teaching?

Direct Instruction receives a powerful visual and motor cortex amplification with the Brain Engager, Mirror Words. You say, “Mirror Words!” and quickly lift your hands. Students respond, “Mirror Words!” and quickly lift their hands. Then, your kids repeat your words and mimic your gestures as you present a lesson.

What is the Whole brain Model?

The Whole Brain® Thinking Model. Developed from research conducted by Ned Herrmann while leading Management Education at GE (Crotonville), the Whole Brain® Thinking model is divided into four separate quadrants of thinking, each one different and equal in importance — and all of which are available to every leader.

Is Whole Brain Teaching Effective?

Whole brain teaching is a very effective approach because it’s engaging and well-structured. The whole brain teaching techniques can help teachers address many common issues and make sure that all students remain actively involved in the learning process.

What are the rules in kindergarten?

Kindergarten Classroom Rules

  • We listen and do.
  • We sit, stand, and walk properly.
  • We treat others the way we would like to be treated.
  • We take turns and share.
  • We respect the personal space of others.
  • We do not leave the classroom without permission.
  • We raise our hand before we speak.

How do you use your whole brain?

Get your students Attention (Class Yes), choose a Brain Engager (Mirror Words), teach for about one minute on one new topic (Lesson Chunks), then have students teach their neighbor what you just taught them (Teach Ok). Then call students back with a Class Yes…and around and around the cycle you go.