Parent-Teacher relationships

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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Product: Article Reprints

September 25, 2012 Avoiding power struggles

Articles by Dr. Jane Bluestein This is a complete listing of the article reprints available on this site. The articles are listed in alphabetical order and cover a wide range of topics, primarily for parents and educators, with some subjects

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Video: Responsibility, Respect, and Relationships

September 19, 2012 Avoiding burnout

Creating Emotionally Safe Schools Complete program on DVD featuring Dr. Jane Bluestein Get the Works! The complete staff development video package includes 15 self-contained, 30-minute inservice workshops featuring units that are engaging, entertaining, and geared toward action— not theory!

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Video: Connecting with Students, Connecting with Parents

September 19, 2012 Behavior Management

Two video presentation on one DVD featuring Dr. Jane Bluestein Dr. Bluestein joins Dr. William Glasser & Dr. Hanoch McCarty in an exploration of the importance of positive student-teacher relationships and how those relationships can impact achievement. The second video examines the important role parents can play in supporting teachers’ efforts to

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Audio: TeacherTapes mp3 download

September 19, 2012 Audio products

Being a Successful Teacher MP3 file or Audio cassette featuring Dr. Jane Bluestein A lively and very funny presentation taped in front of 1200 teachers in a keynote presentation that addresses the magic ingredients of successful teaching, from instruction and management to relationships with students, parents, administrators, and colleagues. Tons of great ideas for minimizing […]

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Book: Dr. Bluestein’s Book of Handouts

September 19, 2012 ADD/ADHD

The Complete set of Handouts as an eBook in PDF form by Dr. Jane Bluestein More than 130 pages of tips, tricks, ideas, research-based information used by thousands of participants in Dr. Bluestein’s training programs and presentations.

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Audio: Working Successfully with Difficult Students

September 19, 2012 ADD/ADHD

Practical Strategies for Working Successfully with Difficult Students A Live Audio Seminar by Dr. Jane Bluestein A recording of a full-day seminar presented by Dr. Jane Bluestein, who shares brain-friendly techniques for improving learning, achievement, and academic performance, even with students who have a history of failure, frustration, low self-control, bad attitudes, and poor test scores. […]

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Book: Being a Successful Teacher

September 19, 2012 Assessment and Testing

The Original Survival Manual for New and Veteran Teachers by Dr. Jane Bluestein A classic book that has launched— and saved— thousands of teaching careers, with everything you need for managing the basic realities of teaching! 39 chapters to help establish

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Book: The Book of Article Reprints

September 19, 2012 Avoiding power struggles

A collection of articles for educators, counselors, and parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein This collection is available in print and as a PDF eBook download. Here, finally, is a collection of nearly three decades worth of articles by Dr. Jane Bluestein, including several several made available through I.S.S. Publications for the first time.

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Getting Away with Success

August 21, 2012 Assessment and Testing

Ideas for Teachers When we look back over the traditions from which our current school practices arose, we can see a system that practically guarantees failure for at least a portion of our students.

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Dealing Successfully with Your Students’ Parents

August 20, 2012 Avoiding power struggles

Building Support Relationships Parents and guardians can provide a great deal of support and reinforcement. For the most part, they want to know what’s happening in school, how their children are doing, and

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Increasing Parent Involvement in Schools with Dr. Lulu Lopez

August 16, 2012 Behavior Management

Building supportive relationships Episode Summary: Getting parents involved! Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with Dr. Lulu Lopez, discussing strategies for increasing parent involvement in schools. This program examines

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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: Great Beginnings

August 13, 2012 Avoiding burnout

Special Workshop for Beginning Teachers, Resturning Teachers, and Preservice Teachers Presentation for educators by Dr. Jane Bluestein A special presentation for new teachers that focuses on management and discipline issues, which can often overwhelm a newcomer to the profession (or someone who has been away for a long time).

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Presentation: Being a Successful Teacher

August 13, 2012 Avoiding power struggles

The “Nuts & Bolts” of Classroom Management Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein What does it take to be a successful teacher? Whether developing effective discipline and instructional techniques or

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Presentation: Creating Emotionally Safe Schools

August 13, 2012 Behavior Management

Is Your School an Emotionally Safe Place? Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Emotional safety is critical to learning and achievement, and a key component of an atmosphere that discourages passivity, aggression or acting out for revenge or self-protection.

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Parents as Allies

August 12, 2012 Behavior Management

Building Your Support Team: Parents Free excerpt from Becoming a Win-Win Teacher by Dr. Jane Bluestein (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Publishing, 2010), from chapter 9: “Build Your Support Team.” This chapter also includes

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Book: Becoming a Win-Win Teacher

August 3, 2012 Assessment and Testing

A Guide for First-Year Teachers by Dr. Jane Bluestein Becoming a Win-Win Teacher presents some of the challenges of becoming an educator in today’s fast-changing world. With practical ideas and honest cautions, this book encompasses a wide range of helpful topics

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