Laugh & Learn: Sue Stephenson Talks about Humor's Power

In this interview, author-educator Sue Stephenson talks about the power of laughter, humor and joy to transform schools and the lives of children. “The work I continue to do in professional learning communities, school culture and intervention,” she says, “is based on the belief that without an atmosphere of happiness and trust, no PLC will be able to sustain itself over time.”

How Kidding Around Can Energize Our Schools & Families

We need to get happiness back into kids’ lives, says retired principal and school culture consultant Sue Stephenson. “In our 21st century world, media, particularly social media, guarantee that today’s children are bombarded with serious and even frightening issues.” In this excerpt from her book Kidding Around, Stephenson highlights ideas and resources to help students achieve a positive outlook and more success.