Bibliography for The Beginning Teacher’s Survival Guide


The resources below were used in Dr. Bluestein’s book, The Beginning Teacher’s Survival Guide: Win-Win Strategies for SuccessThis list was taken from the final manuscript submitted for this book in 2010 and may be slightly different from the resources listed in the 2021 version of the published book. All links were current and active at the time of publication.

2008 Forest Sangha Calendar, Aruna Publications, 2007.

“Adolescent Brain Development,” A collaboration of Cornell University, University of Rochester, and the NYS Center for School Safety (May 2002). Available: ACT for Youth Web Upstate Center of Excellence site:

“Anecdotal Records.” Available: United Federation of Teachers Web site:

“Anecdotal Records.” Available: University of Utah, Department of Family and Consumer Studies Web site:

 “Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004.” Available: U.S. Department of Education Web site:

 “Categories of Disability under IDEA Law.” Available: NICHCY, National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities Web site:

“Code of Ethics,” (adopted 1975). Available: National Education Association Web site:

“Do’s and Don’ts (of FERPA).” Part of an information sheet on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Available: Huntingdon College Web site:

 “Eight Questions on Teacher Recruitment and Retention: What Does the Research Say?” ECS Teaching Quality  Research Reports, Sept. 2005. Available: Education Commission of the States Web site,

“Ethical Behavior,” online discussion on “Educational Issues, News & Politics,” July 28, 2006. Available: ProTeacher Community Web site:

“Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.” Available: U.S. Department of Education Web site:

“Feds Say School Shooters Don’t Just Snap,” Albuquerque Journal. (no date avail.)

“Fixing Our Schools,” Parade (July 6, 2008): 10.

“High School Dropouts in America,” Alliance for Excellent Education Fact Sheet (Feb. 2009). Available: Alliance For Excellent Education Web site:

“I.D.E.A. (The Individual with Disabilities Education Act)” Available: National Resource Center on AD/HD Web site:

“Is Your Desk a Bacteria Cafeteria?” USA Weekend (June 2-4, 2006), p. 22.

“Learned Helplessness.” Available: BNET Web site:

“Memory Boosters,” National Geographic (Nov. 2007): 154.

“Model Standards for Licensing General and Special Education Teachers of Students with Disabilities: A Resource for State Dialogue,” May, 2001. Developed by the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium INTASC Special Education Sub-Committee, Available on the INTASC Web site:

“NYCLU, Annenberg Institute Release Report on Successful and Safe NYC Schools that say No to Aggressive Police Tactics,” (July 8, 2009). Available: NYCLU Web site:

“One In 10 High Schools Gets An F,” Parade (December 16, 2007): 10.

“Overview of Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification,” on National Center for Alternative Certification Web site,, 2007.

“Oxytocin—The Real Love Drug.” Article available on the International Antiaging Systems Web site:

 “Parent Involvement in Schools.” Available on Child Trends Data Base Web site:

“Professional Pay: Myths and Facts about Teacher.” Available: National Education Association Web site, (No author, no date, but page had copyright 2002-2008.)

“Report: Teacher Retention Biggest School Woe,” Jan. 29, 2003. Available CNN Web site:

“Rules for Teachers.” Available on the Teaching Handwork blog,; also available on the Teacherworld site,

“School Security Can’t Stop Bullies,” Albuquerque Journal. (Dec. 10, 2002)

“School Violence: The History of School Discipline,” (1998). Available: Law Library, American Law and Legal Information Web site:

“Schools Taking Breaks from Recess,” May 15, 2001. Available, CNN Web site,

“Should Home-Schooling Be Illegal?” Parade (June 1, 2008): 10.

“Special Analysis 2005: Mobility in the Teacher Workforce,” Available: Institute of Education Sciences Web site:

“Strengthening Teacher-Student Relationships.” Available: Michigan Department of Education Web site:

“Student Record Confidentiality: FERPA Information,” 2009. Available: Griffin Technical College Web site: tp://

“Take a Stand Against Cyberbullying.” Article on WiredKids/Stop Cyberbullying Web site:

“Teacher Home Visits.” Discussion Topics (July 2009). Available: the National Education Association Web site:

“Teacher Pay Lags Compared To Comparable Professions, National Study Finds.” Available: Wisconsin Education Association Council Web site,, August, 2004.

“Teachers Expose Private Lives Online” (Nov. 2007). Available: KPHO-TV Web site:

“Teaching Dispositions Assessment.” Available: The College of New Jersey Web site:

 “Those Who May Have Access to Educational Records.” Part of an information sheet on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Available: Huntingdon College Web site:

“What is Cyberbullying, Exactly?” Aticle on WiredKids/Stop Cyberbullying Web site:

 “What Was Your Biggest Challenge as a New Teacher?” NEA survey and forum responses. Available: NEA Web site:

“What Do New Teachers Need? Thirteen Things to Keep in Mind.” From NEA’s A Better Beginning: Helping New Teachers Survive and Thrive (NEA, 2000). Available: NEA Web site: Saul D. Alinsky, Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals. (New York: Vintage Books), 1971.

“What Research Says about Parent Involvement In Children’s Education in Relation to Academic Achievement.” Available: Michigan Department of Education Web site:

Adams, Kathleen. “The Amazing Benefits of Journaling,” Bottom Line Personal (August 15, 2008): 13-14.

Adler, Jerry and Karen Springen. “How to Fight Back,” Newsweek, (May 3, 1999). Available: Newsweek Web site:

Albow, Keith. “Bullied to Death,” report Fox News Health Blog, April 8, 2009. Available:

Alverado, Francisco. “Good Teacher, Bad Principal” (Nov. 7, 2007). Available: The Miami New Times News Web site:

Anderson, Mac. “The Simple Truths Newsletter,” Dec. 2007.

Ansary, Tamim. “Computers in School: Are We There Yet?” Available: Column on the MSN Encarta Web site:

Aspy, David N. and Flora N. Roebuck. Kids Don’t Learn from People They Don’t Like. Amherst, MA: Human Resource Development Press, Inc., 1977.

Avdoian, Richard. “Recommendations for Reducing Tension and Stress.” Conference handout.

Avdoian, Richard. “Take Charge of Your Life and Actively Live Each Day.” Handout, 1996, used with permission.

Baines, Lawrence. Phi Delta Kappan (Dec. 1, 2006) on Access My Library Web site. Available:

Barker, Olivia and Sarah Bailey, “Going Toe-to-Toe on Office Etiquette,” USA Today (Aug. 15, 2005): D-1, 2.

Barth, Roland. “The Culture Builder.” Educational Leadership (59, no. 8, 6-11, May 2002). Available: Winona State University Web site:

Bassis, Michael. “Students Must Learn how to Learn,” Mar. 22, 2004. Available: Deseret News Web site:,5143,595050795,00.html

Begley, Sharon. “Rewiring Your Gray Matter,” Newsweek (Jan. 1, 2000). Reprint, no page numbers included.

Begley, Sharon. “Survival of the Busiest,” The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 11, 2002.

Bianco, Robert. “Children Lose A Quiet, Honest Friend,” USA Today (February 28, 2003).

Bluestein, Jane. “Are Your Colleagues Driving You Crazy?” Albuquerque, NM: Instructional Support Services, Inc., 1999.

Bluestein, Jane. “Ask—Don’t Tell!” Albuquerque, NM: Instructional Support Services, Inc., 2003.

Bluestein, Jane. “Dealing with Difficult Colleagues.” Albuquerque, NM: Instructional Support Services, Inc. 2006. Article originally written for the Employee Assistance Program Journal.

Bluestein, Jane. “Positively Positive.” Albuquerque, NM: Instructional Support Services, Inc., 2003. Article originally written for Family Information Resources, 1997.

Bluestein, Jane. “Secrets of Successful Mentorship.” Albuquerque, NM: Instructional Support Services, Inc., 2003.

Bluestein, Jane. “Test Time: Bringing Balance and Sanity to our Schools.” Albuquerque, NM: Instructional Support Services, Inc. 2008. Article originally written for the New York State Middle School Association Journal.

Bluestein, Jane. “The Beauty of Losing Control” Albuquerque, NM: Instructional Support Services, Inc., 2002.

Bluestein, Jane. Being a Successful Teacher. Torrance, CA: Fearon Teaching Aids (Frank Schaffer Publications), 1989.

Bluestein, Jane. Creating Emotionally Safe Schools. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 2001.1

Bluestein, Jane. The Win-Win Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press <check>, 2008.

Bluestein, Jane. Forward from the book, Why I Teach, a collection of inspirational true stories by Esther Wright, M.A. © 1999, Prima Publishing, Rocklin, CA.

Bluestein, Jane and Eric Katz. High School’s Not Forever. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 2005.

Bluestein, Jane, Judy Lawrence, and S.J. Sanchez, Magic, Miracles and Synchronicity (Albuquerque, NM: I.S.S. Publications, 2008).

Borba, Michele. “Building Moral Intelligence: Our Last, Best Hope.” Conference handout, 2001, excerpting Building Moral Intelligence: The Seven Essential Virtues that Teach Kids to Do the Right Thing (____: John Wiley & Sons, 2001).

Borba, Michele. “Preventing School Violence.” Paper prepared for the California State Senate, Committee on Education, Feb. 13, 2002.

Blum, Robert W. “School Connectedness: Improving Students’ Lives,” Journal of School Health, Sept. 2004.

Blum, Robert W., McNeely, Clea, and Rinehart, Peggy M. “Improving the Odds: The Untapped Power of Schools to Improve the Health of Teens.” Center for Adolescent Health and Development, University of Minnesota, 2002.

Blumenfeld, Barbara. “Moral Education Not Rote Learning,” (Letters to the Journal), Albuquerque Journal (Oct. 2, 1996).

Brockman, Michael S. and Stephen T. Russell. “Decision-Making/Reasoning Skills.” Available: Building Partnerships for Life Web site:

Brooks, David. “No Picnic for Me Either,” The New York Times (Mar. 12, 2009), Available: The New York Times Web site:

Brooks, Martin G. and Jacqueline Grennon Brooks, “The Courage to be Constructivist,” Educational Leadership, Vol. 57, No. 3 (Nov. 1999): 18-24.

Brown, Joan, et al. “Building Relationships: Making Education Work.” Report by the Australian Centre for Equity through Education and the Australian Youth Research Centre, 2001. Available: Australian Government Department of Education, Employment, and Workplace Relations Web site: (abstract); (report)

Burns, James. “100 Everyday Strategies To Help Teachers And Students Become Their Personal Best,” (Mar. 18, 2009). Available: Behavior Management Web site:

Butler, Kathleen. “Learning Styles Workshop,” conference handouts, 1997.

Carlos, Erica. “Mental Imagery: Can a Figment of Imagination Help Performance?” Available, Bryn Mawr College Web site,

Carmichael, Mary. “Stronger, Faster, Smarter,” Newsweek (Mar. 26, 2007).

Carson, Rachel. “Keeping Alive the Sense of Wonder,” National Wildlife (April/May, 2007): 14.

Chaika, Glori. “The Teacher Shortage: Apply, Please!”, March, 2000. Available, Education World Web site,

Champagne, David W. and Richard M. Goldman. Teaching Parents Teaching. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1972.

Champine, Frank. “Teachers Should Be Given Tools to Excel in Diverse Classrooms,” The Philadelphia Inquirer (July 28 2004).

Childre, Don and Howard Martin with Donna Beech. The Heartmath Solution. San Francisco, CA: Harper San Francisco, 1999.

Cichy, Bryan. “Functional Behavior Assessment On-The-Fly,” paper presented at MN CEC Conference, Feb. 2008.

Cloud, John. “Failing Our Geniuses,” Time, August 27, 2007.

Cody, Nicole. “The New Face of Bullies.” Back to School Feature, Aug. 21, 2007. Available: The Princeton Online Web site:‘FACE’

Cooper, Ken, presenter in “Impedership vs. Leadership,” online video presentation, ej4 Website, available:

Cowley, Geoffrey and Karen Springen, “Designing Heart-Healthy Communities,” Newsweek (Oct. 3, 2005): 60-66.

Dauten, Dale. “The business model of shirt/blouse buttons,” Albuquerque Journal (Oct. 25, 2007).

Dauten, Dale. “The Corporate Curmudgeon,” Albuquerque Journal (Aug. 16, 2001).

Dauten, Dale, “Ethics: Your Half of the Job is 60 Percent,” Albuquerque Journal (April 19, 2007).

Dauten, Dale, “People Don’t Leave Jobs—They Leave Jerks,” Albuquerque Journal (May 31, 2007).

De Luca, Joel R. Political Savvy: Systematic Approaches to Leadership Behind-the-Scenes. Berwyn, PA: EBG Publications, 1999.

Despues, Desiree. “Stress and Illness.” Spring 1999. Available: California State University, Northridge Web site:

Edutopia Staff, “Readers’ Survey 2007: Amount You Spend Out of Pocket Each Year on Classroom Supplies. Available: Edutopia Web site,

Evelyn, Jamilah. “Creating a New Kind of Teacher, Brooklyn College Magazine (Fall 2007): 22-25.

Ferguson, Sue. “Stressed Out!” MacLean’s (Nov. 22, 2004): 31-38.

Foer, Joshua. “Remember This,” National Geograpic (Nov. 2007): 32-55.

Fogarty, Robin. 10 Things New Teachers Need to Succeed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2007.

Fogarty, Robin. “Brain Compatible Classrooms,” conference handouts. Excerpted from Brain Compatible Classrooms (Arlington Heights, IL: Sk Light Training and Publishing, Inc.), 2001.

Francis, Ryan. “Home-Grown Students: Program Bridges Gap Between School and Home.” (June 14, 2000) Available: Education World Web site:

Freiberg, Jo Ann. “‘Bully’ is a Four Letter Word: Understanding the Concept to Manage the Territory.” Paper presented to the New England Philosophy of Education Society, Oct. 13, 2007.

Freiberg, Jo Ann. “Defining ‘School Climate’ in Practice: Trivial or Pivotal?” Paper on Bullying, School Climate and Character Education Paper presented to the New England Philosophy of Education Society, Oct. 4, 2008.

Freiberg, Jo Ann. “Improving School Climate to Diminish Bullying Behaviors: Creating ‘Climates of Respect,’” PowerPoint presentation.

Freiberg, Jo Ann. “The ‘Whack-A-Mole’ Philosophy of Education: The Prevailing and Failing Modern Theory of Education.” Paper presented to the New England Philosophy of Education Society, Oct. 13, 2009.

Friedman, Thomas L. The World is Flat, Release 3.0. New York: Picador/Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2007.

Garfield, Charles. Peak Performers: The New Heroes of American Business. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1986.

Gatto, John Taylor. Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2005.

Gaudiosi, John. “Gamers Aren’t Weirdos!” Sky Magazine (Sept. 2005): 86-87.

Gazzaniga, Michael S. Mind Matters. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988.

Gentzler, Yvonne. A New Teacher’s Guide to Best Practices. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2005.

Gerlach, Lynne and Julia Bird. “Feel the Difference: Learning in an Emotionally Competent School.” Paper presented at the Centre for Child Mental Health conference on emotional health in schools, London, 2005.

Gerlach, Lynne and Julia Bird. “Promoting Emotional Well Being: What It Means in Practice,” Handout from conference on “Emotional Health and Illness in Secondary Schools,” London, 2005.

Gibbs, Nancy. “Parents Behaving Badly,” Time (February 21, 2005): 40-49.

Goleman, Daniel. “Can you Raise your Social IQ?” Parade (Sept. 3, 2006)

Goleman, Daniel. Emotional Intelligence (New York: Bantam Books, 1995): 34.

Greenspan, Stanley I. with Beryl Lieff Benderly. The Growth of the Mind. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Inc., 1997.

Haas, Betty A. “Fundamentals for Healthy Self-Esteem.” Presentation handout in packet, “Full Esteem Ahead: Munchies for the Heart and Soul.”

Hahn, Robert, et al. “The Effectiveness of Universal School-Based Programs for the Prevention of Violent and Aggressive Behavior.” A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventative Services, MMWR Recommendations and Reports, Aug. 10, 2007. Available: CDC Web site:

Hall, Steve. “Teacher Suspended After Students See Her in Racy Ad.” Article on AdRants Website, Jan. 17, 2008,

Hannaford, Carla. Smart Moves: Why Learning is not All in Your Head, 2nd Edition. Salt Lake City, UT: Great River Books, 2005.

Hansen, Elaine and Velma Corbett. “The Learner: Interests.” (Jan. 30, 2001) Available: Saskatchewan Schools Web site:

Haslam, Stephen. “Emotions are a Fact of Life.” Conference handout.

Herbert, Bob. “The Lost Children,” The New York Times (Jan. 30, 2006).

Hopkins, Gary. “Journal Writing Every Day: Teachers Say It Really Works,” Education World (May 8, 2008). Available: Education World Web site:

Hopkins, Gary. “What Qualities do Principals Look for in a New Teacher?” Education World (May 25, 2007). Available: Education World Web site:

Hoy, Wayne K. “Measuring School Climate, School Climate and Outcomes, Issues Trends and Controversies.” Available: Web site:

Inman, Duane. “Teacher Retention: Why Do Beginning Teachers Remain In The Profession?” (2004). Available: BNET Business Network Web site,

Isaacson, Walter. “Einstein.” New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007.

Jampolsky, Gerald G. and Diane V. Cirincione, Change Your Mind, Change Your Life. New York: Bantam Books, 1993.

Jehlen, Alain. “How Can You Deal With Angry Parents?” NEA Today (Feb. 2008): 30-31.

Jensen, Eric. Brain-Based Learning. San Diego, CA: The Brain Store, 1996.

Jensen, Eric. Brain Compatible Strategies. San Diego, CA: The Brain Store, 1997.

Jenson, Jennifer and Nicholas Taylor, “Ethical and Legal Studies in Education,” Available: PowerPoint presentation on York University Web site: MIC06Wednesday/TheCaseofELSE.ppt+teacher+behavior+private+lives&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd= 4&gl=us&client=safari

Johnson, Steven. “Don’t Fear the Digital,” Time (March 27, 2006): 56.

Kantrowitz, Barbara and Pat Wingert. “Teachers Wanted,” Newsweek (Oct. 2, 2000): 37-42.

Kaufeldt, Martha. Teachers, Change Your Bait! Brain-Compatible Differentiated Instruction. Norwalk, CT: Crown House Publishing, 2005.

Kelly, Melissa. “Journals in the Classroom.” Available: Secondary Education:

Kline, Peter. Why America’s Children Can’t Think: Creating Independent Minds for the 21st Century. Makawao, Maui, HI: Inner Ocean Publishing, 2002.

Kopkowski, Cynthia. “Why They Leave,” NEA Today (Feb. 2008): 21-25.

Langland, Connie. “Rewiring the Brain for Better Reading Skills,” Philadelphia Inquirer (June 25, 2003).

Lantieri, Linda and Janet Patti, Waging Peace in Our Schools. Boston: Beacon Press, 1996.

Levey, Joel and Michelle Levey. Living in Balance. Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, 1998.

Levy, Maury Z. “The Brain Trainer,” SJ Education (April 2003): 31-32.

Lewis, Beth. “Pros and Cons of Merit Pay For Teachers: Should Teachers Be Rewarded For Performance Like Everyone Else?” Available: Web site:

Littke, Dennis and Samantha Grabelle. The Big Picture: Education is Everyone’s Business. Arlington, VA: ASCD, 2004.

Lovely, Suzette and Austin G. Buffum. Generations at School: Building an Age-Friendly Learning Community. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Publishing, 2007.

Mahoney, Amy Sutton and Christopher Purr. Untenured, Uncensored. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007. 

Marech, Rona. “Kids Strike a Healthful Pose,” Albuquerque Journal (Sept. 11, 2006)

Markway, Rebecca Ann. “Report Says Parents Not Listening Enough,” Albuquerque Journal (June 24, 2004).

Marshall, Marvin. Discipline without Stress, Punishments, or Rewards: How Teachers and Parents Promote Responsibility and Learning. Los Alamitos, CA: Piper Press, 2001. 

Marshall, Marvin. “The Social Development Program: Ensuring Social Responsibility.” Conference handout.

Matthews, Jay. “Teach the Kids, and the Parents will Follow.” Washington Post, March 29, 2009. Available: The Washington Post Web site:

Miller, Michael Craig. “Exercise is a State of Mind,” Newsweek, March 26, 2007.

Moorman, Chick and Thomas Haller. “A Defining Moment.” ____________ (Excerpt? Paper? What is this? Date? Source?)

Mosley, Jenny. “Visiting the Wells.” Conference handout, from Turn Your School Round (Cambridge: LDA, 1993).

Murray, Michael T. “Stress-Relax: The Effective Nutritional System for a Calmer Life,” Vitamin Cottage magazine (June 2007).

Nagourney, Eric. “Vital Signs: Behavior: Stopping School Trouble Before it Starts” (Nov. 14, 2000). Available: The New York Times Web site:

Nash, Ron. The Active Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2009.

Naylor, Anne. “3 Keys To Personal Accountability And Creating A Better Life.” Available, Huffington Post Web site:

Naylor, Anne. “Five Ways to Turn on the Power of Your Love.” Available, Huffington Post Web site:

Nelson, Kristen J. and Kim Bailey. Starting Strong: Surviving and Thriving as a New Teacher. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2008.

Ornish, Dean. “Love is Real Medicine,” Newsweek (Oct. 3, 2005): 56.

Osborn, D. Keith and Janie Dyson Osborn. Discipline and Classroom Management. Athens, GA: Education Associates, 1977.

Osmar, Allie. “Richard Riley: ‘The Top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 may not have existed in 2004.’” Available: The Creative Corner Web site:

Pais, Michelle. “Study: Positive teacher-student relationships necessary to raising achievement,” July 8, 2009. Available: The Missourian Web site:

Penaflor, Day. “Journaling: A Perfect Way to Enhance Your Child’s Literary Skills,” (Aug. 16, 2004). Available: Creativity Portal Web site:

Perlstein, Linda. “Grade-Level Tests Fail Students,” Albuquerque Journal, October 14, 2007.

Pink, Daniel H. A Whole New Mind:
Why Right-Brainers will Rule the Future.
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Pitts, Leonard, Jr. “Cheaters Always Pay—Eventually,” Jewish World Review (June 21, 2002).

Plessinger, Annie. “The Effects of Mental Imagery on Athletic Performance,” The Mental Edge. Available, Vanderbilt University Web site,

Price, Amber. “10 Smart Ideas for Using a Smartboard.” Article on the Tech & Learning Web site, June 1, 2006. Available:

Promislow, Sharon. Making the Brain Body Connection. West Vancouver, Can.: Kinetic Publishing Corporation, 1999.

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Purkey, William W. and David N. Aspy. “The Mental Health of Students: Nobody Minds? Nobody Cares?” Reprint from Person-Centered Review, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Feb. 1988): 41-49.

Pytel, Barbara. “Moving Classrooms,” May 16, 2006. Available, Web site,

Pytel, Barbara. “Recess Becoming Obsolete,” May 24, 2006. Available, Web site,

Quimby, Don. “Overworked and Underappreciated: A Tribute to Teachers,” Teacher Feature on the Web site, available:

Ramirez, Eddy “Room to Improve,” U.S. News & World Report (Nov. 12, 2007): 44-50.

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Ray, Barry. “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Boss?” FSU News, Dec. 12, 2004. Available, Florida State University Web site,

Reynolds, Mary Robinson and Craig Reynolds. “The Power of Connection.” Heart Productions and Publishing, 2008. Available: Mary Robinson Reynolds’ Make a Difference Web site:

Robertson, Jessica. “Promoting Respect and Responsibility,” American Profile (Nov. 6, 2005): 10-11.

Robinson, Marnia and Gary Wilson. “The Big ‘O’ isn’t Orgasm: Oxytocin, the Cuddle Hormone.” Available: Cuddle Party Web site:

Rodriguez, Juan Carlos. “Fast-Track Diplomas,” Albuquerque Journal, June 16, 2009.

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Sapp, Jeff. “Body, Mind, and Spirit.” Teaching Tolerance. (Spring 2005, Issue 27).

Saulny, Susan. “More Choosing to ‘Unschool,’” New York Times. (Early 2008). [Article sent to me with no date.]

Schaef, Anne Wilson. When Society Becomes an Addict. San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1987.

Schaps, Eric and Daniel Solomon. “Schools and Classrooms as Caring Communities,” Educational Leadership. Vol. 48, No. 5 (Feb. 1991): 38-42.

Schoellkopf, Andrea. “Need for More Instruction Hours Taking a Toll on School Recess,” Albuquerque Joural (March 18, 2008).

Schwengel, Kurt. “How to Make a Sub Plan for a Substitute Teacher.” Available eHow Web site:

Scott, Robert Owens “It’s Called Optimism,” Spirituality & Health (Spring/Summer 1999): 22-25.

Seligman, Martin E. P. Learned Optimism. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.

Skirble, Roseanne. “Fifty Percent of New Teachers Quit Profession within Five Years,” Available: Voice of America Web site:

Smith, Mike. “Solving the Leadership Dilemma,” In Brief, a publication by the Alliance for Student Activities, Vol I, No. 2 (Nov., 2007).

Smith, Mike. “The Benefits of Student Leadership Programs,” The Advocate, a publication by the Alliance for Student Activities (Dec., 2007).

Sousa, David. How the Brain Learns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2006.

Sugar, Debra. “How Public Education is Failing Our Children and What School Social Workers can do About it.” Paper in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Social Work, Spring 2000.

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Sunbeck, Deborah. Infinity Walk. Torrance, CA: Jalmar Press, 1996.

Sylwester, Robert. A Celebration of Neurons. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995.

Talevich, Tim. “Stopping the Dropout Epidemic: How We Can Keep Kids in Schools and Build a Better Future,” The Costco Connection (Oct. 2007): 18-20.

Taylor, Jeff. “Certified Success: Teachers with Emergency Credentials Seem to Teach Kids Just Fine,” Oct. 1999. Available, BNET xBusiness Network Web site:

Tench (?), Megan. “Educators Urged To Connect With Students To Curb Violence,” Boston Globe (July 14, 2002): C7.

Thornton-Cullen, Jennifer and Tricia Ryan. “Home Schooling,” May 2, 2007. Available, Jen Cullen’s Online Research Portfolio Web site,

Toffler, Alvin. The Third Wave. New York: William Morrow & Co., Inc., 1980.

Underwood, Anne. “The Good Heart,” Newsweek (Oct. 3, 2005): 49-55.

Urban, Hal. “Success Secrets of Ben Franklin, Albert Einstein, and Other Greats,” Bottom Line Secrets (June 30, 2002).

Van Oech, Roger. A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You can be More Creative. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2008.

Wagner, Philip H. “An Evaluation of the Legal Literacy of Educators and the Implications for Teacher Preparation Programs.” Paper written for the 53rd Annual Conference of the Education Law Association, Nov. 16, 2007. Available: Education Law Association Website, PHPSESSID=31584003be141e853c2f7007129eb326

Wallis, Claudia. “How To Make Great Teachers,” Time (February 25, 2008): 28-34.

Wallis, Claudia. “The Multitasking Generation,” Time (March 27, 2006): 48-55.

Wallis, Claudia and Sonja Steptoe. “How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century,” Time (Dec. 18, 2006): 50-56.

Wesley, Donald C. “Believing in our Students,” Educational Leadership, Vol. 56, No. 4 (Dec. 1998/Jan. 1999): 45.

White, Patricia Clark, Thomas R. Harvey, and Lawrence Kemper. The Politically Intelligent Leader. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007.

Wilke, Rebecca Lynn. The First Days of Class. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2003.

Williams, Heather and Rita Umansky. “Breaking the Barrier,” Teaching Tolerance (Spring 2005): 13.

Williams, Linda Verlee. Teaching for the Two-Sided Mind: A Guide to Right Brain/Left Brain Education. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983.

Williams, Mary Sue, and Sherry Shellenberger. How Does Your Engine Run? Albuquerque, N.Mex.: TherapyWorks, Inc., 1996.

Wilson, Kenneth G. and Bennett Daviss. Redesigning Education. New York: Henry Holt, 1994.

Wyatt, Robert L. and J. Elaine White. Making Your First Year a Success, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2007. (Also #232)

Yoffe, Emily. “‘Free Time’ Critical To Child Learning,” Albuquerque Journal (January 6, 2003)

Zimmerman, Jonathan. “Justice Thomas Got it Wrong: Goal of Schools Isn’t Discipline,” St. Paul Pioneer Press (July 1, 2007).

Note: The book was originally released under the title Becoming a Win-Win Teacher: A Guide for First-Year Teachers. This book is out of print and has been replaced by this updated version, released in mid-2021. The bibliography is from the original version of the book. All references appear in the new version (along with some new source material).

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