Engaging Students with Humor

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Engaging Students with Humor

  1. LOL Teacher! Engaging Students with Humor ShellyTerrell.com/humor
  2. Our students come to us with all types of stress!
  3. Work stress! Traffic! Arguments!
  4. I’m hungry! I’m tired! I don’t understand! I’m having a bad day!
  5. Photo by JD Hancock: Flic.kr/p/atm6G6 I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. - Dr. Seuss
  6. Encourage play & humor!
  7. Supports relationship building Improves health Prepares the mind for learning Benefits? Enhances the classroom atmosphere
  8. Helps teachers avoid burn-out!
  9. Photo by Renato Ganoza, Flic.kr/p/7nWZuD Humor can relax students before testing
  10. Get students interested in the complex
  11. Tips for integrating humor
  12. Plan it in the presentation!
  13. Image Memes Memegenerator.net
  14. Have fun with the delivery!
  15. Choose humorous teaching content
  16. Photoprompts.tumblr.com
  17. Learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/make-your-own/make-your-monster
  18. Learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/make-your-own/make-your-monster
  19. Zimmertwins.com
  20. Goanimate.com
  21. Create Motivational Posters
  22. Bighugelabs.com/motivator.php
  23. Classtools.net/SMS Text Chats
  24. Genkienglish.net/howRU.htm
  25. 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?
  26. Fun Apps
  27. Freakngenius.com/yak/8024 Animated Dialogues with YakIt Kids IOS App
  28. Chatterpix Kids IOS App
  29. Talking Ben & Tom News IOS/Android
  30. Have them create comics! Comics Head Lite IOS/ Android App
  31. MakebeliefsComics.com & IOS App
  32. BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App
  33. PhotoFunia IOS/Android App Photofunia.com
  34. Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/humor-learning/id13246773
  35. Futureeducators.org/goteach/2014/11/12/lol-teacher- using-humor-to-enhance-student-learning/
  36. Get a copy of Learning to Go- Gum.co/learn2go ShellyTerrell.com/webinars Twitter.com/ShellTerrell Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Google.com/+ShellySanchezTerrell

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