Everyday Magic


In this powerful master class, Kim Bearden — co-founder and language arts teacher at the highly acclaimed Ron Clark Academy — helps equip educators with the tools to cultivate a dynamic school culture. She explores strategies for genuine student, teacher and parent engagement and discusses classroom protocols, teaching methods and best practices to foster a supportive learning environment. Kim shares how to differentiate between compliance and true engagement – and she highlights techniques to maintain enthusiasm among teachers, staff and families. This master class offers a transformative journey towards building thriving educational communities.

Training Modules:
Introduction | The Teacher Mindset | Creating a Balance | Creating a Culture of Trust | Classroom Protocols | Engagement vs. Compliance | Movement in the Classroom Part 1  | Movement in the Classroom Part 2 | Music in the Classroom | Keeping Teachers Engaged | Engaging Parents and Families | Conclusion

About the Instructor

Kim Bearden is the cofounder, executive director and language arts teacher at the highly acclaimed Ron Clark Academy, an innovative middle school and educator-training facility in Atlanta. Over 85,000 educators from around the world have visited Kim’s classroom and have attended her workshops to learn better ways to engage students, build relationships, foster academic excellence, enhance communication, and create a climate and culture for success.

In 2016, Kim was honored at the White House for being inducted into to the National Teachers Hall of Fame. She was selected from over 70,000 nominations to be honored as the Disney American Teacher Awards Outstanding Humanities Teacher. Kim has been a teacher, instructional lead teacher, curriculum director, school-board member, staff-development trainer and middle-school principal. She is a bestselling author of three books: Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me; Talk to Me: Find the Right Words to Inspire, Encourage, and Get Things Done; and Fight Song: Six Steps to Passion, Power, Peace, and Purpose.