Please join fellow WBT educators in a lively discussion of Chris Biffle's latest book, "Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids"!
Earn WBT Certification points in the Official WBT Book Club! Points will be awarded to Whole Brainers who regularly post thoughtful, energetic posts, 700 points possible during the summer session!

Book Club Guidelines
1. Become a member of this site. Scroll down on the right and click "Join this site". Only members are able to post.
2. Enter your email address in the box on the right (just below the Members section). This will allow you to receive messages from Coach B regarding new discussion topics and important info.
3. Click on the Chapter links on the right to see questions related to each chapter of the book and post a comment with a thoughtful reply. Try not to exceed 250 words.
4. Feel free to ask questions and answer others' questions using the "Questions Page" on the right. Don't hold back! But dress appropriately; the weather in Teacher Heaven is electrified with funtricity so it can sizzle.
5. Please sign all of your posts with your real first and last name. 
6. Big Important Note! Please use college level literacy in your assignments. Avoid spelling errors, typos, awkward sentences, incomplete answers. Sorry, no rewrites!

Whole Brain Teaching Certification Points (CP) will generally be awarded as follows:
Perfect, fully developed, assignment: 25 CP
1 error: 20 CP
2 errors: 10 CP
3 or more errors, 0 CP.
An outstanding, insightful assignment will earn (gasp!) a 5 POINT BONUS!
Awarding of points may vary from the above, at the discretion of WBT staff members.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

You asked for here they are!

You've been begging for the remainder of the assignment to be posted. How can we say no to that? All of the book club assignments are now ready for you!

After you've read each chapter click on the chapter page, read the assignment, and add your comment to earn certification points.  Read carefully, there are some great BONUS POINTS available on certain chapters!

Please sign all of your posts with your real first and last name. 

Remember, you can join this book club at any time! So don't worry if you are just coming for the first time. Click on Chapter 1 and get started.

Don't forget to post your questions on the Questions Page, and check out the great WBT Resources available as well.

Current assignments are:
Chapter 1/2: Intro and Origin,
Chapter 3: Seven Common Teaching Mistakes,
Chapter 4: Charting Progress,
Chapter 5: The Brain on Whole Brain Teaching, and
Chapter 6: Class-Yes

Chapter 7:Five, Powerful Classroom Rules
Chapter 8-10: Teach-Okay 
Chapter 11: Scoreboard
Chapter 12: Mirror, Hands and Eyes
Chapter 13: Daily Classroom Procedures
Chapter 14: Scoreboard Levels
Chapter 15: The Super Improvers Team
Chapter 16: Improving State Test Scores with the Super Improvers Team

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