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WBT Basics involves four, direct instruction strategies. Employ the Attention GetterBrain Engager, Direct Instruction, and Collaborative Learning techniques (with variety!) to achieve 100% engagement from your students.

WBT Basics


Use the WBT Basics circle to give directions, teach content, improve writing ability, polish reading talents ... any classroom activity.

The circle is most powerfully employed when students activate the pattern to teach their classmates! Watch each video below to see examples from classrooms all across the country. Click the image on the left of each video to dive deeper into the strategy.

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There are five levels of WBT instruction; each level adds skills to the WBT Basics that help your students develop critical thinking.  Work your way through each of these levels, adding one to three new strategies at a time.

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