In Jamie Mason Cohen’s super, easy-to-read and entertaining style he applies the stories from his time at Saturday Night Live to his decade and half-long award-winning teaching and professional speaking career.
It is a book that inspires yet is grounded in actionable strategies. The author has drawn on his fascinating contacts in the world of comedy, magic, human rights and psychology to make applicable connections that can transform not just any classroom or remote workplace, but also the mindset of any teacher and leader.
Humour in a class or workspace equals increased engagement, less stress and better overall results. Jamie shows that any teacher or manager can add more light, fun and creativity in their remote or in-person learning environments through strategies tested for years and backed by real data.
Go from feeling burned out to energized in your classes.
It offers new, fresh creative approaches to your professional growth.
Create a space where your team is inspired to learn
Contribute to learners feeling happier and more emotionally content.
How to apply stories from your life in a compelling and relevant way to dramatically increase motivation and engagement.
The strategies in this book have the power to turn the most toxic class or work environment culture into a learning environment where creativity and a love of learning thrive.
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Jamie Mason Cohen is a high school teacher, published author, professional speaker and certified handwriting analyst expert who once worked for Saturday Night Live in New York City.
He is the author of LIVE FROM YOUR CLASS, Everything I Learned about Teaching, I Learned from Working at Saturday Night Live.
He is a TEDx Speaker, the Winner of a TED-Huff Post International Teaching Award and the Creator of the SOLE Student Leadership Seminar. His work as an educator has been profiled in Professionally Speaking teachers’ magazine, TED.com and other publications. He lives in Toronto, Ontario with his wife, Karen and their two children.