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Engaging Students with Humor
come to us with all types of stress!
I don’t understand!
I’m having a bad day!
I like nonsense, it wakes up the
brain cells. - Dr. Seuss
Have fun while learning!
Supports relationship building
Prepares the mind for learning
Enhances the classroom atmosphere
Helps teachers avoid burn-out!
Introduce a funny guest!
• 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
Have fun with the delivery!
Choose humorous teaching content
Tellagami iOS app YakIt for Kids iOS app
Fun Web Tools & Apps
Chatterpix for Kids iOS app Blabberize.com
Create Motivational Posters
Talking Ben & Tom News IOS/Android
BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App
Puppet Pals HD iPad & Pocket iOS
Toontastic iPad App