Download - Engaging Students with Humor

LOL Teacher! Engaging Students with Humor Our students come to us with all types of stress! Work stress! Trac! Arguments! Im hungry! Im 7red! I dont understand! Im having a bad day! April Fools Day is near! I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. ~ Dr. Seuss Strangeness by Temari 09, Flickr Encourage play & humor! Supports relationship building Improves health Prepares the mind for learning Benefits? Enhances the classroom atmosphere Helps teachers avoid burn-out! Relax students during tes7ng Ease them into a dicult subject Critical times? Plan it in the presentation! Introduce a Difcult Topic Image Memes Your turn! Recreate one. Have fun with the delivery! Reconsider your teaching materials! make-your-monster make-your-monster Create Motivational Posters Text Chats 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? Fun Apps Animated Dialogues with YakIt Kids IOS App Chatterpix Kids IOS App Talking Ben & Tom News IOS/Android Have them create comics! Comics Head Lite IOS/ Android App & IOS App BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App PhotoFunia IOS/Android App