Re: humor/?

Sy Balsen (
Fri, 5 Apr 1996 20:28:45 -0500

> Those of you who found humor/challenge
>in that article might enjoy "The Etiology and Treatment of Childhood."
>It is online [] in the diversions-etc section.
>Rick Kribs
>Motlow State Community College
>Tullahoma, TN

And if your checking out Rick's reference, don't forget to take a look at a
more relevant diversion, from a constructivist viewpoint, "Why Did The
Chicken Cross The Road," located at the same Web Site.

The adolescents I work with have really enjoyed this one and have used it
as a playful exercise for their own explorations of taking another person's
point of view. What reason would the student offer or their parent or a
favorite teacher or a least favorite teacher, etc.

As we learn about their life stories, the students begin to learn that
their stories may, in fact, be open to alternate interpretations and

Sy Balsen
School Psychologist
Ichabod Crane High School
Valatie, NY