Kim Strobel

Kim Strobel, K-12 Education, Teaching Principles happiness, school culture, education, premiere classroom Kim Strobel, K-12 Education, Teaching Principles happiness, school culture, education, premiere classroom

Kim Strobel Speech Topics

The Science of Happiness
How Cultivating Positivity Improves Our Outcomes In this thought-provoking and compelling keynote, Kim shares how we can reprogram our brains to become more positive and step into our power. When our happiness and wellbeing is at the forefront, employees are ten times more engaged, 31% more...
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Overcoming Adversity and Embracing Emotional Wellbeing
Ignite Hope, Create Purpose, & Inspire Students Kim spent her childhood, teen, and young adult years dealing with panic attacks and crippling fears that debilitated her life for years. But the fears we don’t face become our limits, and now she plants seeds of hope in others that they can overcome...
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Remembering Your Why
Meaning, Purpose, and Passion in Education As someone who has experienced moments of powerlessness in my personal life, as well as in my career as an educator, I’m all too familiar with how easy it is to feel helpless. Teachers, in general, are struggling right now. Educators feel they are...
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Reimagining Education
A Mission to Make the System Work for All Schools are struggling. Administrators are frustrated. Teachers are overworked. Students are paying the price. And everyone is looking for a way to reform—and transform—a troubled education system. But before any sort of reform can happen, I think...
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Growth Mindset
Boosting Motivation and Achievement Everyone knows that not all change is good or even necessary. But in a world that is constantly changing, it is to our advantage to learn how to adapt and enjoy something better.” –Kenneth H. Blanchard" Life is always going to be full of hardships, adversities,...
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Happiness Habits
Did you know you have the ability to increase your happiness levels by up to 40%? And that when you do, performance in every area of your live peaks? The research is clear. Positive environments are performance enhancers. They are characterized by higher productivity, less turnover, higher...
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The Power of Positive Schools
Overcoming Negativity & Creating Success Frequently, I hear from teachers about negativity in the workplace. It often comes in the form of fellow teachers who are so caught up in the politics of education and the “busy-ness” of the school year, that they’ve lost the joy that led them to choose a...
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Overcome Educator Burnout and Take Back Your Power
At its core, teaching is really all about emotions. When I became a teacher, I wanted to change children’s lives, give opportunities to disadvantaged kids, develop critical skills everyone needs to have, and inspire a deep love for learning that spans a lifetime. Maybe you had similar aspirations...
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Genius Hour: Bringing Creativity and Innovation Back to the Classroom
Genius Hour empowers students to wonder, to explore, and to create. And Kim believes it is the job of educators to encourage this critical thinking and inspire creativity—skills that are needed for the 21st century learner. The future belongs to creators and empathizers, pattern recognizers and...
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Standards-Based Grading
Providing fair and accurate grading requires rejecting what most educators have learned about traditional grading practices. During this keynote, Kim will explain what makes a meaningful grade, explore ways to ensure grading is both accurate and useful and that it’s applied in ways that fairly...
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90-Minute Reading Block
Elementary teachers are required to provide 90 minutes of uninterrupted reading instruction per day. How can that be done in a way that not only ensures success, but also helps develop a lifelong love of reading in students? During this keynote, Kim shows educators how to manage a 90-minute...
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Differentiated Literacy Stations
Teachers have the power to affect students’ motivation, confidence, and self-belief. By providing meaningful literacy activities that both engage and challenge, they have the power to make a positive impact on. During this keynote, Kim will explain how to launch literacy stations, how to...
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Close Ready and Text-Dependent Questioning
The latest research says there is a huge gap in reading levels between 12th grade and college. The good news? It’s fixable! During this keynote, Kim will explain what close reading is, what it means to the teaching practice and to the classroom, and how to create an instructional environment...
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6 Steps of Vocabulary Instruction
Research emphasizes that vocabulary development is a vital and integral part of all content learning, and that there is a direct link between vocabulary knowledge and comprehension. But this is often an area that is largely ignored in the classroom. During this keynote, Kim explains the six-step...
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