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LOL Teacher! Engaging Students with Humor ShellyTerrell.com/humor
Our students come to us with all types of stress!
Work stress! Traffic! Arguments!
I don’t understand! I’m tired! I’m I’m having a bad day! hungry!
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. - Dr. Seuss Photo by JD Hancock: Flic.kr/p/atm6G6
Benefits? Prepares the mind for learning Prepares the mind for learning Enhances the classroom Enhances the classroom atmosphere atmosphere Supports relationship Supports relationship building building Improves health Improves health
Humor can relax students before testing Photo by Renato Ganoza, Flic.kr/p/7nWZuD
Tips for integrating humor
Plan it in the presentation!
Image Memes Memegenerator.net
Have fun with the delivery!
Choose humorous teaching content
Text Chats Classtools.net/SMS
Joke Mingle • Students memorize a joke • Have students in pairs facing each other. • Give them 30 seconds to a minute to tell their jokes. • Blow the whistle. They must tell their jokes to different students. • Optional: a checklist- Was it funny? Did you get it?
Animated Dialogues with YakIt Kids IOS App Freakngenius.com/yak/8024 Freakngenius.com/yak/8024
Chatterpix Kids IOS App
Have them create comics! Comics Head Lite IOS/ Android App
PhotoFunia IOS/Android App Photofunia.com
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