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Using Humor to Teach Social and Emotional Skills

By Eric Braun, coauthor of How to Take the Ache Out of Mistakes and author of How to Take the Groan Out of Grown-Ups When I started middle school, I was, like most kids starting middle school, a bit nervous. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Use Humor in the Classroom

by Patrick Kelley, author of Teaching Smarter What use does humor have in the classroom? See Patrick Kelley’s Top Ten Answers: (Note: Let’s define humor as positive exaggerations, puns, and funny stories directed at a neutral party. Avoid using your … Continue reading

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Losing One’s Marbles at the End of the School Year

I didn’t mean to eavesdrop, but when in line at the grocery store, privacy probably shouldn’t be expected. After all, it isn’t like cell phones come with a cone of silence around them. “I can’t hardly wait till we herd … Continue reading

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