Presentation: Being a Successful Teacher

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

Presentation: Dealing with Difficult Students

Practical Strategies for Success with Defiant, Defeated and other At-Risk Kids Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein We all know who they are: The unmotivated student who performs below his capabilities. The student with weak social skills who has a hard time getting along with her peers. The nontraditional learner who

Presentation: Creating Emotionally Safe Schools

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.

Ways to Build IRRESPONSIBILITY in Children

Things you can do to reinforce children’s irresponsible behavior • Lie for them. • Make excuses for their behavior. Correct (or pay for) their mistakes for them. • Model a lack of responsibility, commitment, and follow-through yourself. • Refuse to believe that they are capable of doing what they’ve been accused of doing.

Great Expectations!

Good News for Beginning Teachers 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.

Parenting Teens

How to Draw the Line Counselors know that when parents set clear boundaries, they take care of their teens and themselves. 

Positive Consequences

A very different approach Here’s a new spin on the notion of “consequences,” a term familiar to every educator. But rather than looking at the negative outcome of behavioral choices your students make, let’s

Book: Becoming a Win-Win Teacher

A Guide for First-Year Teachers by Dr. Jane Bluestein Save 72% ! We are closing our Store and only have limited quantities of this book remaining.  A special price on a great gift for new graduates, beginning teachers, returning teachers, and anyone who needs a shot in the arm after a challenging year! Becoming a Win-Win Teacher examines…