Engaging Students with Humor

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Engaging Students with HumorShellyTerrell.com/humor Our students come to us with all types of stress! Im hungry! Im tired! I dont understand! Im having a bad day! Work stress! Traffic! Arguments! I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. - Dr. Seuss Have fun while learning! Supports relationship building Prepares the mind for learning Benefits? Enhances the classroom atmosphere Helps teachers avoid burn-out! Introduce a funny guest! 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? Photo by Renato Ganoza, Flic.kr/p/7nWZuD Humor can relax students before testing Image Memes Memegenerator.net Quizizz.com Have fun with the delivery! Choose humorous teaching content Photoprompts.tumblr.com Learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/make-your-own/make-your-monster Voki.com Tellagami iOS app YakIt for Kids iOS app Fun Web Tools & Apps ShellyTerrell.com/digitalstorytelling Chatterpix for Kids iOS app Blabberize.com Zimmertwins.com Plotagon.com Create Motivational Posters Bighugelabs.com/motivator.php Diy.despair.com MouthOff App Talking Ben & Tom News IOS/Android BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App Puppet Pals HD iPad & Pocket iOS Sock Puppets Toontastic iPad App @ShellTerrell Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Gum.co/learn2go ShellyTerrell.com/humor 30Goals.com Youtube.com/user/atesol