Tips and Tools for Engaging Learners with Humors

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ShellyTerrell.com/humor Engaging Students with 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 Image: Savannah by ShellyTerrell.com/humor Supports relationship building Prepares the mind for learning Benefits Enhances the classroom atmosphere ShellyTerrell.com/humor Photo by Renato Ganoza, Flic.kr/p/7nWZuD Humor can relax students before testing Helps teachers avoid burn-out! Tips for engaging with humor! Image: Savannah by ShellyTerrell.com/humor Have fun while learning! ShellyTerrell.com/humor Introduce a funny guest! Joke BingoJoke 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 Ted.com/playlists/235/the_funniest_ted_talks Choose humorous teaching content Pinterest.com/shellyterrell/favorite-children-s-authors Penguinrandomhouse.com/series/OGS/omg-shakespeare Grammarmancomic.com Photoprompts.tumblr.comEmojiScience.com Emoji word problems! Emoji word problems! Learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/make-your-own/make-your-monster Fun Web Tools & Apps ShellyTerrell.com/humor Voki.com Tellagami iOS app YakIt for Kids iOS app Suggested Web Tools & Apps ShellyTerrell.com/digitalstorytelling Chatterpix for Kids iOS app Blabberize.com MouthOff App Showbie.com/how-to-grade-using-emojis Puppet Pals HD iPad & Pocket iOS Sock Puppets Toontastic iPad App Talking Ben & Tom News IOS/Android Quizizz.com Zimmertwins.com Plotagon.com Create Motivational Posters Bighugelabs.com/motivator.phpDiy.despair.com @ShellTerrell Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Gum.co/learn2go ShellyTerrell.com/humor 30Goals.com Youtube.com/user/atesol