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Humor and Teaching

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” Charlie Chaplin Humor has been proven to improve health, reduce stress and build relationships but can laughter help your students learn?  A recent study published in the journal Humor: International Journal of Human Research, states that yes, humor can have a positive cognitive effect on learning and… Continue Reading Humor and Teaching


Lady in the Classroom?

I have grown to become a great fan of a wonderful movie by M. Night Shyamalan entitled “Lady in the Water.” Bizarre. Different. Odd. Unique. These were my first impressions;  kind of other worldly if you will. But upon reflection, and given time, I found myself wanting to return to this little gem. There was… Continue Reading Lady in the Classroom?


Café scientifique

Week 2:  Research shows that science scores in the US are low and a personal relationship to nature is lacking. When improperly used, technology can replace experiences in nature, and a litigious society keeps our young people from having frequent experiences in the out-of doors. This impacts health and wellness and one’s ability to engage… Continue Reading Café scientifique