The Podcasts

Spectrum Podcasts

Spectrum Podcasts launched in July 2011 as a series of conversations between Dr. Jane Bluestein and experts with a range of expertise on topics of relevance to educators, counselors, parents, and the general community. Each audio program is approximately 30 minutes in length and promises to inspire, broaden your understanding, and leave you with practical take-away skills you can use in your work and your life.

The following topics have been explored on Spectrum Podcasts, a series of programs relevant to educators, counselors, community and social service workers, and parents. (Here’s a list of podcasts by program guest.)

The Adversity Connection with Dan Deigan

An Attitude of Gratitude with Judy Lawrence, M.S.Ed.

“Bully” is a Four-Letter Word with Dr. Jo Ann Freiberg

Bullying: What Kids Say Works and What Makes it Worse with Stan Davis

The Choice is Yours: Connecting the Dots with Dr. Lynn Collins

Compassionate Schools: The Importance of School Connectivity with James Wright

“Constructive Differencing”: Helping Kids Learn to Disagree and Still Maintain Contact with Dr. Jared Scherz

Creating an Environment of Resiliency in Schools with David Friedli

Ending the Homework Wars with Susan Fitzell

The Fragile Learner: Reaching and Teaching Struggling Students with Dr. Hanoch McCarty

The Future and Art of Drug Education with Jeff Wolfsberg

The Inclusive Teacher: Success with Your ADD and ADHD Students with Margit Crane

Increasing Parent Involvement in the Schools with Dr. Lulu Lopez

Is Control The Goal? The High Price of Trying to Control Children by Tammy Cox

Leading Learning: The Art, Science, and Craft of Teaching with Glenn Capelli

Movement and Learning: A Partnering Relationship with Dr. Aili Pogust

No Kidding about Bullying with Naomi Drew

On the Right Foot: Support for Beginning Teachers with Dr. J. Victor McGuire

Perfectionism: What’s Bad About Being Too Good with Dr. Miriam Adderholdt

Real-World Job Readiness: Helping Kids Prepare for the World of Work with Carol Smith

The Saber-Tooth Curriculum Revisited with Dr. Richard Biffle

Teaching Money Management Skills to Children with Judy Lawrence, M.S.Ed.

Technology and Special Needs with Don and Gracie Tillman

Theater and Autism Spectrum: A Voice for Everyone with Brian Haney

Why Teach Music with Julie Rombach-Kendall

Included with each audio program: a PDF handout with information and additional resources related to the topic.

Subscribe to Spectrum Podcasts on iTunes for easy access to all Spectrum Podcast shows.

Spectrum Podcasts are brought to you by Father Sky Media, a divsion of Instructional Support Services, Inc. These programs are sponsored by

Be a Spectrum Podcast Guest: If you have an area of expertise and passion that would appeal to the listeners of this series and would like to be a guest on our show, contact us for more information about the project.

Related links:

List of Spectrum podcasts by guest
About Dr. Jane Bluestein

Other Online Audio and Video Presentations featuring Dr. Jane Bluestein

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