4 Ways Teachers Can Be Out the Door By 4:00

Why Leaving School ON TIME is Vital for Your Sanity Leave school by 4:00? I’m sure you read the title of this blog post and immediately thought, “Kim is crazy!” (Well, yes … I am. But that’s a story for another day and another blog post!) Bear with me … because I’m trying to save your … Read More

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People Throw Rocks at Things that Shine

How to Deal with the ‘Haters’ at Your School “People throw rocks at things that shine.” This quote from Taylor Swift’s song, “Ours,” is one I love and one I carry pretty close to my heart. I guess I’ve never understood why people (females, especially) tear each other down. Of course, I’m not suggesting all … Read More

‘Starbucks’ Your Classroom

Why You Should Take a Fresh Look at Your Learning Space Every teacher strives to create a welcoming space for their students. A classroom environment that is not only conducive to learning, but one that invites communication, collaboration, and creativity. This goal of an educational oasis has led many teachers to take a new approach … Read More

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Happy Teachers + Happy Students = Happy Schools

How Happiness Increases Productivity Work and stress go hand-in-hand. But for educators, stress levels seem to be increasing at a worrying rate. A recent report backs up this concerning information. According to the study, 46% (almost half!) of teachers say they experience high stress on a daily basis. Plus, between 30 and 40 percent of … Read More

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4 Ways Teachers Rock Their Profession

Educators Deserve Thanks—and Free PD Teachers rarely get the accolades, the appreciation, or even the respect they deserve. We at Strobel Ed want to change that. One way we’re doing that? The Strobel Summit—a FREE 6-session professional development webinar series. (You can register here now and read on to learn more about it!) There are … Read More

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A Must-Have Tool for Fighting Teacher Stress

Why Rescue Remedy Should Be in Your Teacher Toolkit Teaching is a rewarding profession—but it’s also one that can cause immeasurable stress. I’ve heard it from educators time and again. We’re overwhelmed, stressed, exhausted, and irritable. I was recently at the doctor’s office, and we were talking about teacher stress. He said, “The number one … Read More