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The Laughing Classroom is the Learning Classroom

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Author/Source: Karl Bastian

Topic: Kidology Theorem #18

Kidology Theorem #18 - Laughing and Learning


I once saw on a teacher’s bulletin board a poster that said, “The laughing classroom is the learning classroom.” That truism has always stuck with me, and I’ve aspired to make it true of my classroom ever since. It’s true! Kids who are laughing are learning. This sounds counter-intuitive. We think that if kids are laughing, they aren’t listening, but the opposite is true. They are engaged at the deepest level. How can this be?

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