Increasing Parent Involvement in Schools with Dr. Lulu Lopez

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

The Choice is Yours with Dr. Lynn Collins

Helping kids connect the dots Episode Summary: Practical, effective ways to help children of all ages connect the choices they make with the outcomes of those choices. This program explores

Movement and Learning with Dr. Aili Pogust

A Partnering Relationship Episode Summary: Vital information about the relationship between movement and literacy, and the importance of meeting the body’s needs for all learning. Dr. Aili Pogust addresses

The Fragile Learner with Dr. Hanoch McCarty

Reaching and teaching struggling students Episode Summary: What can we can do to increase the likelihood of success and engagement for students in the “bottom third of the class,” the ones most likely to drop out?

Presentation: The Win-Win Classroom

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

Presentation: Grownups, Kids and Boundaries

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

Presentation: Parents, Teens and Boundaries

How to Draw the Line Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Ah, the Terrific Teens! What a perfect time to refine— or redefine— your relationship with your child!

Presentation: Positively Positive at Home!

Keeping the Focus You Want! Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Have you ever made a commitment to be more positive in your relationship with your children, only to have your good intentions unravel the second you trip over the soccer gear on the steps?

Presentation: Positively Positive at School!

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?

Presentation: “You Can’t Make Me!”

Using boundaries to build responsibility, cooperation, and mutual respect Presentation for educators or parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein Few things are as aggravating or exhausting as power struggles with kids. If you find yourself nagging, arguing or threatening, being ignored by your children (or students) or having your authority challenged, then