Learning and Laughter

Friday 4th July 2014, 9:40am - 10:40am BST

Showroom Cinema 2

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We all love a good joke, and humour is important in producing entertainment for all ages, including children. However, how much can humour aid learning? The best media producers cleverly weave layers of humour to appeal to the widest audiences and as a result can help audiences learn. The best educators use humour in their lessons, relaxing kids and making them more receptive to the topic to be learnt. Can the two providers work together to get children’s entertainment into the classroom too?