Friday, March 2, 2012

Wacky Wednesday! Whole Brain Teaching- HELP ME PLEASE!!

My love for Wacky Wednesday goes clear back to 1985!  This is me in second grade. 
M shares the same passion.  Please excuse the laundry, my house is STILL a mess!

M's friends on Wacky Wednesday!
Every Dr. Seuss outfit needs striped socks! 

My hat for hat day earlier in the week!

Now on to my next task! I jumped in feet first with whole brain teaching!  Today I tried Class, Yes, Classity Class, Yessity Yes, with smiles and frowns.  I have only half participating.  HELP!!! What do I do now????


  1. I love your pictures! What a fun activity!
    I do the "Claaaasss" "Yessss" thing also. Sometimes only a few of mine respond so I do it a few times in different voices until I feel MOST of them are answering me. If they are really off I'll say "Classs" and they answer "Yessss" then I 'll ask them a question like, "What color is my shirt" that will grab a few more who are curious to see what the answer is. Keep at it! It will work! : )

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    Michelle @ Inspiredbykinderagarten

  2. Don't give up! It takes a while before they realize that is their "call to attention." :)

    After a while, it will be second nature to you and them and will work perfectly! One thing I can say is to keep it VERY consistent and VERY simple for the first few weeks - always say the same thing and expect the same response. Then after they are used to it, vary things a bit to keep them on their toes.

    It's pretty funny to do this at an assembly because my former 1st graders answer along with my current littles! Even better? I have younger siblings of one of my current littles that use this as the attention getter in their own home. Hee, hee.

    Loving the idea of wacky Wednesday!

    Oh My Little Classity Class

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  4. I haven't tried it yet but I am ready to! =)

    Heather's Heart