Presentation for educators

Presentation: Climate and Connectedness

November 14, 2012 Counselors

Keys to Successful Teaching Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein It takes more than a well-planned lesson for learning to happen. Even in schools with all the best equipment and the latest technology, the school climate and students’ sense of feeling connected to others in the building has been shown to be

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Presentation: Becoming a Win-Win Teacher

November 9, 2012 Avoiding burnout

Success with Kids, Parents, and Colleagues Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Oh, the challenges of becoming an educator in today’s fast-changing world! We’ll explore what keeps so many schools rooted in win-lose philosophies and practices, personal assets that will increase the odds of your survival and success, and specific strategies for winning in a win-lose system.

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Presentation: So You Want to Write a Book?

November 8, 2012 Counselors

Sharing your Passion, Ideas, and Voice with the World Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein The author of more than 15 (so far!) books explores various dimensions– practical, strategical, and emotional– of writing books and getting them published!

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Presentation: The Soft-Drink Dilemma

November 8, 2012 Counselors

Creating Win-Win Options in a Win-Lose World Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Have you ever noticed that if you go to a restaurant and want a soft-drink, in almost every case you have to decide between Pepsi or Coke products? A silly distinction, but one that reflects the win-lose mentality that suggests in order for one side […]

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Presentation: Pushing Prevention

November 7, 2012 Counselors

Preventing Substance Abuse and Other Addictive and Destructive Behaviors Presentation for educators or parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein All the catchy slogans, informational posters, warnings and after-school specials in the world typically do not address the basic needs that can make drug use (and all mood-altering substances and behaviors) so attractive to kids.

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Presentation: “No Really, I’m Fine!”

November 7, 2012 Counselors

Connecting with kids in emotional distress Presentation for educators or parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein How often do troubled or upset kids attempt to open up to the adults in their lives, only to encounter a non-supportive, ineffective, or even destructive response? Unintentional or not, it’s no wonder so many upset kids try to convince […]

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Presentation: Boundaries 101

November 6, 2012 Counselors

From Basic to Black-Belt Self-Care Techniques Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Do you have a tendency to say yes when you want to say no? Is follow-through a challenge? Do you find yourself asking for excuses or giving warnings? Do you sometimes feel taken for granted? If you do, you are not alone. 

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Presentation: Clearing the Hurdles in Challenging Relationships

November 6, 2012 Avoiding burnout

Eliminating Stress-Producing Obstacles Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein How to keep good relationships from going bad— and turning challenging relationships around! We’ll examine common obstacles in relationships, including expectations and power issues, many common responses to someone in crisis, and differences in personal styles for learning, explaining, perceiving, and understanding.

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Presentation: What’s a Purchase Order?

November 6, 2012 Educators

Confessions of an Accidental CEO Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Learning to market one’s skills, knowledge, and products can be a fascinating adventure, especially if your expertise is in a field other than business and marketing!

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Presentation: Character Counts

November 6, 2012 Behavior Management

Building Relationships that Build Character Presentation for educators or parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein It’s one thing to expect or demand certain desirable character traits in kids—and another to create an environment in which these behaviors are likely to emerge!

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Presentation: Bearing Witness

November 6, 2012 Counselors

Support for Kids in Crisis Presentation for educators and parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein Stress in a child’s life can have a huge impact on learning, attention, achievement, and behavior. Whether a problem at home, a recent loss or family trauma, abuse, neglect, academic pressure, or social strains and problems with peers, this program looks […]

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Presentation: 21st Century Discipline

November 6, 2012 Avoiding power struggles

Responding to the Needs of Today’s Students Presentation for educators by Dr. Jane Bluestein Of all the issues concerning teachers, discipline generally tops the list. All our preparation, enthusiasm and instructional expertise won’t get us much without the

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Presentation: Conflict in the Classroom

November 6, 2012 Counselors

Attacking Problems, Not People! Presentation for educators by Dr. Jane Bluestein Do you ever find yourself in the middle of squabbles between your students? Do peers try to draw you into their conflicts? Are aggressive parents or uncooperative colleagues a presence in your life? If so, the energy devoted to these conflicts is having an […]

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Presentation: Testing, Testing…

August 13, 2012 Assessment and Testing

Surviving the Pressure Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Of all the factors that influence teacher morale, the pressures of high-stakes testing may be the most destructive. Nonetheless, there are ways to survive

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Presentation: The Win-Win Classroom

August 13, 2012 Avoiding power struggles

A Fresh and Positive Look at Classroom Management Presentation for educators by Dr. Jane Bluestein When it comes to student behavior challenges in the classroom, conventional practices and punitive discipline codes often fail to motivate students to change their attitudes or behavior. Old win-lose patterns (whether authoritarian or permissive) often do little more than

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Presentation: Secrets of Successful Mentorship

August 13, 2012 Counselors

Practical Ideas for Great Leaders Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein If you are fortunate enough to be a mentor, whether to a colleague, a trainee, a newcomer to your field, or a child in your life, there are certain

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Presentation: Grownups, Kids and Boundaries

August 13, 2012 Avoiding power struggles

How to Draw the Line Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Need some great ideas for motivating cooperation, building accountability and self-management, and reducing conflict with the young people in your life? Here are simple, practical ways

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Presentation: Positively Positive at School!

August 13, 2012 Avoiding burnout

Keeping the Focus you Want Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Is your school a negative place? Do you hear more criticism, complaining, or yelling than encouragement or laughter? Want to put the fun back in your work?

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