Kim Strobel

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

Kim Strobel Speech Topics

Science of Happiness and Its Impact on School Culture
In her role as a happiness coach, Kim has extensively studied and researched the topics of Happiness and Positive Psychology. She has found that when one’s personal happiness increases, he or she is able to affect positive change in education and business outcomes. And she’s captivated audiences...
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Happiness Habits: The 5 Secrets Successful People Know
For too long, it's been assumed that success leads to happiness. However, research has proven that the reverse is true: Happiness fuels success! In this keynote, Kim will share five happiness habits that individuals can practice to help overcome their stresses, shift both their mindset and...
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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. Kim believes the answer lies in reimagining education in really BIG ways. Ways that support...
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The Power of Positive Schools: Overcoming Negativity & Creating Success
Through her work as both a teacher and consultant, Kim has discovered that many dedicated educators have lost their joy, which has led to increased negativity and unhappiness with the job. But she shows teachers that the choice to be positive is theirs to make. She shows them how to refocus their...
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Remembering Your Why: Meaning, Purpose, and Passion in Education
As a teacher herself, Kim is all-too familiar with the moments of powerlessness and helplessness that can plague even the most dedicated educators. So, she’s committed herself to helping teachers not only rediscover their passion for teaching, but also reclaim their lives and stand proud on this...
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Growth Mindset: Increasing Achievement & Boosting Motivation
Research shows that a growth mindset can foster grit, determination, and work ethic within students, athletes, and people of all ages. During this presentation, Kim will explain the foundation of growth mindset—that skills are built not born; show teachers how students learn by doing,...
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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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