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Thursday, February 23 • 1:00pm - 3:20pm
How to teach humour for stress relief, life skills and fun!

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This workshop is an informative and interactive session discussing the place of humour in your classroom. Susan has “lived” humour in her own classroom and has developed actual humour lessons suitable for the grade eight (and up) level. She will discuss how humour works in the classroom and how to solve and resolve problems through humour. This will spill over to the staff room as well! After participating in this workshop, teachers will:
• Be able to discuss humour with their students
• Be able to teach ways humour can be used to retain content • Be confident about teaching a unit about humor to Grade eight (and up) students • Encourage students to bring out their “inner comic” by developing a funny story about themselves.

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Susan Carter

How to Teach Humour for Stress Relief, Life Skills and Fun
Susan shows you how to deal with our teaching world with a laugh. Creative coping ideas come from thirty plus years of teaching Junior High and doing standup! Susan retired from Elk Island Public Schools (Alberta) to substitute, speak to teachers, and of course learn how to deal with... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2023 1:00pm - 3:20pm MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2302
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