Professional growth

Respect, Reflection, and Resources

October 23, 2014 Avoiding burnout

Tips to Improve Teacher Efficacy Guest blogger, Dr. Jared Scherz, offers some ideas for teachers to enhance their professional growth and their experience as a professional educator. Respect Teachers need to be treated like professionals, offered meaningful feedback but allowed and encouraged to provide input of their own. If adjustments are needed, they are informed […]

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Leading Learning with Glenn Capelli

January 26, 2013 Body and Brain

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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So You Want to Write a Book?

December 28, 2012 Blog

Tips for Would-Be Authors (and Speakers) This article is included in The Book of Article Reprints, written a few years ago after numerous requests for help from individuals who aspire to seeing their ideas in print. The following ideas are based on my own experiences and conversations with other authors. There are numerous books and articles […]

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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: 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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Great Expectations!

August 12, 2012 Avoiding burnout

Good News for Beginning Teaachers No one knows better than a first year teacher that the beginning of the school year bristles with anticipation—and not just for the kids.

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Report Card for My Teacher

August 12, 2012 Educators

Getting feedback from your students Want to know how you’re doing? Just ask! Most students love to give teachers feedback,

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