Debbie Silver

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Debbie Silver Speech Topics

Virtual Presentations
1. Being a Teacher in Today’s World (also called – Be a Teacher Be a Hero) In this presentation, Debbie utilizes humor and thoughtful insights to remind audiences of how important teachers (and other educators) are in the lives of children whether it’s virtual or face-to-face. Through poignant...
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Want to Design Your Own Professional Development?
Feel free to “pick and choose” from the array of topics. Debbie will be happy to customize a presentation to suit the needs of your participants. Just ask. *Differentiated Teaching and Learning -- Each of Debbie’s keynotes and workshops is grounded in the principles of growth mindset and...
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Finding Your “North Star" – Fall 7 Times, Get Up 8!
Student Presentation In this inspirational speech for students, Debbie entertains kids while challenging them to make their own dreams come true. Through demonstrations, audience participation, stories, and comedy she involves participants in creative thinking and risk-taking situations. Based on...
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Understanding and Dealing With “Difficult People”
Do you ever think about how much better your life would be if it weren’t for all those annoying other people? Dr. Debbie Silver explores some of the inherent traits people have and explains why they behave the way they do. She discusses learning styles, generational differences, and the...
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Teaching Kids to THRIVE: Building the Other Essential Skills for Success
For students to thrive in their frenzied, high-speed, hyper-connected environments, it is imperative for them to learn important competencies that go beyond academic standards. In their new book, Teaching Kids to Thrive: Building the Other Essential Skills for Success, Debbie Silver and...
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Square Pegs/ Round Holes – Why We Need to Pay Attention to Learning Differences
Differentiating learning involves more than ascertaining levels of mastery. Teachers need to understand who their learners are. Extrovert or introvert? Concrete or Abstract? Sequential or Random? Visual or Tactile? What’s a teacher to do? Dr. Debbie Silver offers tools and strategies for...
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Practicing “Safe Stress!” Building Resiliency in Educators
Are all the changes going on in education driving you crazy? Do you feel that you have been stretched as thin as you’re going to stretch? For teachers to have a profound educational and personal impact on the lives of students, they must meet and take care of their own needs. This session offers...
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Science as A Verb – STEM (or STEAM) in Action
Dr. Debbie Silver is a former classroom science teacher who has remained active in science reform teaching for over 30 years as well as STEM since its inception. In this lively session, Dr. Silver demonstrates proven techniques for engaging all types of learners in the science processes. Her...
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Helping Parents Give Their Students “Roots and Wings”
Today, more than ever, schools need parents as partners in the matter of educating their children. Dr. Debbie Silver offers proven procedures and basic, sensible methods to encourage parents to engage with schools in ways that will best benefit their offspring. She demonstrates how to help...
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Middle School Matters
In this celebration of middle school educators, Dr. Debbie Silver congratulates those who “go outside the lines” to ensure the best environment for all middle level students. She addresses the specific developmental levels of young adolescents as well as their unique attributions and...
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Helping Teachers Find the “Beat of Their Different Marchers“
Does working with teachers sometimes feel like you are dealing with students – only they are taller and less flexible? This session will help you assist your staff in becoming true D.I. advocates as they embrace the its key components. Based on her work with the book, Because You Teach,...
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Going “Outside the Lines” to Provide Every 21st Century Learner a Reasonable Chance at Success
Based on her best-selling book, Drumming to the Beat of Different Marchers – Finding the Rhythm for Differentiating Learning, Debbie Silver offers her wisdom and humor to answer the question, "How do we engage students who march to the beat of a different drummer?” Debbie discusses how to give...
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Engaging Parents in Today’s Business of Schooling
Today, more than ever, schools need parents as partners in the matter of educating their children. In this presentation, Dr. Debbie Silver offers proven procedures and basic, sensible methods for engaging parents at every level. Dr. Silver also explores the dynamics of interpersonal relationships...
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Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed
In the globalized, digital world of the 21st Century, learners will be required to be more self-reliant and more self-motivated than at perhaps any other time. Dr. Debbie Silver explores what teachers and parents must do to ensure that students become the independent, resilient learners they need...
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Deliberate Optimism: Reclaiming the Joy in Education
How do teachers maintain a positive learning environment while addressing increased emphasis on standards, new teacher evaluations, and other challenges in education? Dr. Debbie Silver discusses how educators can maintain a sense of self as well as help their students become independent,...
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Cooperative Learning for Generation 2.0
Recent research clearly demonstrates that students who frequently engage in well-structured cooperative learning settings are better prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century. This workshop is designed to help teachers set up a learning environment that fosters collaboration and...
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Classroom Management Through Positive, Proactive Strategies
This session is a MUST for new teachers, teachers who are having difficulty with classroom management, teachers who need to be "recharged," or administrators who want to help their staffs work towards being more student-centered. Dr. Debbie Silver offers simple, practical, helpful tips on...
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Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed
Do you ever ask ever yourself, “Just how am I supposed to motivate these kids?” The real question, of course, is how do we help them to motivate themselves? Based on extensive research for her book, Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed, Dr. Debbie Silver offers surprising new...
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Deliberate Optimism: Reclaiming the Joy in Education
How do teachers maintain a positive learning environment while addressing increased emphasis on standards, new teacher evaluations, and other challenges in education? Dr. Debbie Silver discusses how educators can maintain a sense of self as well as help their students become independent,...
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Be a Teacher -- Be a Hero!
In this presentation, Debbie Silver utilizes humor and thoughtful insights to remind audiences of how important teachers (and other educators) are in the lives of children. Through poignant stories and hilarious characterizations, Debbie connects with the souls of all who work with students....
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Drumming to the Beat of Different Marchers – Engaging All Learners
Based on her best-selling book, Drumming to the Beat of Different Marchers – Finding the Rhythm for Differentiating Learning, Debbie Silver offers her wisdom and humor to answer the question, "How do we engage students from all backgrounds and experiences?" She demonstrates how to capitalize on...
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