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30+ Web Tools, Apps, and Resources to Engage With Humor – Teacher Reboot Camp. I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.

30+ Web Tools, Apps, and Resources to Engage With Humor – Teacher Reboot Camp

Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. – Dr. Seuss April Fool’s Day is coming! Now is a great time to engage your learners with humor. Humor makes learning fun, is a great way to ease the anxiety of preparing for tests, makes boring topics more bearable, and prepares the brain to learn difficult topics. Enjoyed these ideas? Tips and Resources Check out my infographic on Integrating Humor in the Classroom.Incorporate fun icebreakers. Challenge: Try one of these resources to integrate humor in your curriculum this year! If you enjoyed these ideas, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my $5.99 ebook, Learning to Go, which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Clickable Infographic of Fun Resources Bookmarks. Tips and Tools for Engaging Learners with Humors. Engaging Students with Humor.

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.

Engaging Students with Humor

Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. – Dr. Seuss April Fool’s Day is almost here! Spice up a lesson plan, activity or project with humor. Engaging Students with Humor. Teaching English with Jokes. Engaging Students with Humor. Humor in the Classroom! Engaging Students with Humor. Let's Go Viral! Memes and Culture for Learning. Use Humor to Inspire Learning. Let’s Laugh! 10+ Resources & Activities for Inspiring Laughter in Your Class. “Laughter is more than just a pleasurable activity…When people laugh together, they tend to talk and touch more and to make eye contact more frequently.”

Let’s Laugh! 10+ Resources & Activities for Inspiring Laughter in Your Class

~Gretchen Rubin April Fool’s day is around the corner and it’s a great time to get your students laughing while learning. Laughter is healthy and gets us to relieve the stress of language learning. Many of these lessons deal with studying the language in jokes. Jokes are cultural. Joke Mingle You can have students bring in jokes for any topic, grammar, or vocabulary you teach. Students memorize at least one of the jokes.Put students in pairs facing each other.Give them 30 seconds to a minute to tell their jokes.Blow the whistle.

My Favorite Joke Have students present their favorite jokes to the class then discuss where they first heard the joke, who told them the joke, and why they think the joke is so funny. Corniest Joke Contest. Teach with Jokes. Monsters. Emoji. Using Humor in the Classroom. “But why do I have to go?

Using Humor in the Classroom

School is not fun!” That quote is from a first-grade child, asking his mom why he has to go every single day to this place that he was told was going to be a lot of fun, but has not lived up to the hype. If he could articulate further, he might say, "I am only six. I like to have fun, but school is not fun and from what I can tell, it's going to get worse every year, not better. " This is not an April Fool's Day anecdote; it's all too real. Confused? I asked Ed how humor can be fit in when teachers have so much to cover in their classes. "But most of all, it brings a sense of pleasure and appreciation and creates a common, positive emotional experience that the students share with each other and the teacher. " Humor Strategies to Use Even if you are what Ed calls "humor challenged," there are things you can do to lighten the load and dissipate the clouds in your classroom. Truth be told, however, there is another side to the story.

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The funniest TED Talks

In this hilarious, fast-paced, and insightful talk, the magazine's longstanding cartoon editor and self-proclaimed "humor analyst" Bob Mankoff dissects the comedy within just some of the "idea drawings" featured in the magazine, explaining what works, what doesn't, and why. LOL Teacher! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning. PowToon, free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint alternative. TinyTap - Turn Moments Into Games. Hopscotch - Make your own game. Learn to code. Toondoo. CodeMonkey. MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages.

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