Thursday, March 16, 2006
Daily Brain Tip - Laugh!
Laughing provides the brain with more oxygen, fuel for learning. It also releases endorphins in the blood. These are the body's natural painkillers, helping students enjoy the moment. Emotions enhance memory, so positive feelings that result from laughter increase the chances that students will retain what they learned. Not only is laughter the best medicine, but it can also be a valuable part of your lesson. Check out http://www.teach-nology.com/newsletters/ for suitable jokes to tell in class. tip