Engaging Students with Humor ShellyTerrell.com/humor
Our students come to us with all types of stress!
I don’t understand! I’m tired! I’m I’m having a bad day! hungry!
Work stress! Traffic! Arguments!
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. - Dr. Seuss Image: Savannah by ShellyTerrell.com/humor
Benefits Enhances the classroom atmosphere Prepares the mind for learning Supports relationship building ShellyTerrell.com/humor
Humor can relax students before testing Photo by Renato Ganoza, Flic.kr/p/ 7nWZuD
Tips for engaging with humor! Image: Savannah by ShellyTerrell.com/humor
Have fun while learning! ShellyTerrell.com/humor
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?
Have fun with the delivery!
Image Memes Memegenerator.net
Choose humorous teaching content
Fun Web Tools & Apps ShellyTerrell.com/humor
Suggested Web Tools & Apps YakIt for Kids iOS app Tellagami iOS app Chatterpix for Kids iOS app Voki.com Blabberize.com ShellyTerrell.com/digitalstorytelling
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