Pioneer of "whole brain" teaching urges teachers to challenge students

Chris Biffle, who helped create the "Whole Brain Thinking" process, recently led a seminar in Indiana in which he urged teachers to motivate and challenge students. He said students should be able to "mirror" what they've been taught. "Use gestures when you teach. Gestures are important," Biffle said. "The longer you talk, the more kids you lose. You can be your biggest classroom problem."

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