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Perfectionism with Dr. Miriam Adderholdt

What’s Bad About Being Too Good? Episode Summary: In a culture that praises and rewards excellence and accomplishment, how can we avoid crossing the line to a dangerous desire for perfection? Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with Dr. Miriam Adderholdt about what perfectionism is, how it can negatively affect our social and emotional health, and the difference […]

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Leading Learning with Glenn Capelli

The art, science, and craft of teaching Episode Summary: Did you ever have a teacher who changed your life? Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with author, speaker, and songwriter Glenn Capelli about how teachers can have a powerful impact on a child’s life— for good or bad. They discuss the importance of new and different experiences, including […]

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Spectrum Podcast Guest Questionnaire

Pre-Recording Questionnaire • Name (how you would like to be introduced): Position/Title (for introduction): Company name: • Brief Bio (up to roughly 100 words) • Phone (landline) for recording: • Information for publication on my Web page (for anyone wanting to contact you): • Email address: • Phone number(s) for contacts: • Facebook: • Twitter: […]

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Spectrum Podcasts by Guest

Guests on Spectrum Podcast Programs Dr. Jane Bluestein chats with experts on topics relevant to educators, counselors, and parents. The following individuals have appeared on Spectrum Podcasts to talk about topics relevant to educators, counselors, community and social service workers, and parents. (Click here to view programs by title.) (more…)

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Spectrum Podcasts by Topic

Topics of Spectrum Podcast Programs The following topics have been explored on Spectrum Podcasts, a series of programs relevant to educators, counselors, community and social service workers, and parents. (Click here for a list of podcasts by program guest.) (more…)

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The Inclusive Teacher with Margit Crane

Success with your ADD and ADHD students Episode Summary: Teachers encounter a wide range of student needs, experiences, abilities, personalities, and behaviors. Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with Margit Crane about ways to accommodate such diversity, assuring teachers that (more…)

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Compassionate Schools with James Wright

The importance of school connectivity Episode Summary: Middle school counselor James Wright talks with Dr. Jane Bluestein about the importance of connectedness and compassion in schools. They explore the impact of adverse childhood experiences on kids’ experiences in school, especially with regard to (more…)

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No Kidding About Bullying with Naomi Drew

A constructive approach to a serious subject Episode Summary: What bullying looks like and the impact it has on children. Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with Naomi Drew about bullying words and actions, which could include teasing, making fun of someone, name calling, giving someone dirty looks or rolling eyes, excluding someone, or any physical event meant to […]

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The Adversity Connection with Dan Deigan

Building resiliency and persistence Episode Summary: Find the hidden gifts in obstacles and challenges. Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with Dan Deigan, founder of the Little Conversations Today Web site, to discuss the concepts of failure and success, offering practical suggestions (more…)

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