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Laughing and learning : an alternative to shut up and listen

Author: Peter M Jonas
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Laughing and Learning, leadership consultant and university professor Peter M. Jonas explores the ways in which humor can enhance the learning environment. Drawing upon empirical research and brain-based concepts, Jonas presents a theoretical model of humor, along with practical examples for use in schools and classrooms. Jonas demonstrates that humor is a natural and fundamental activity that teachers and  Read more...
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Jonas, Peter M.
Laughing and learning.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010
(DLC) 2009027292
(OCoLC)423733894
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M Jonas
ISBN: 9781607093183 1607093189
OCLC Number: 665841491
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 139 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Laughing and learning, not laughing or learning --
Humor builds culture in schools and classrooms --
Humor improves classroom instruction --
Humor builds relationships and teamwork --
Humor improves communication --
Humor reduces tension and stress --
Humor promotes creativity and divergent thinking --
Humor can help adjust student behavior --
Humor helps teachers maintain interest at work.
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This book explores the ways in which humor can enhance the learning environment. Drawing upon empirical research and brain-based concepts, Jonas presents a theoretical model of humor, along with  Read more...

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If you want your ideas to 'stick,' if you want to institutionalize values, beliefs, and outcomes, then Laughing and Learning will revitalize the way you lead and learn. -- Lance D. Northey Principal Read more...

 
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