Book: The Parent’s Little Book of Lists

Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Parenting by Dr. Jane Bluestein This book is included in our Free Book listing. Charges below are for shipping ONLY (Media Mail, continental US). Description of the contents of this book follow links for shipping. Use your credit card or PayPal account to order free copies of The Parent’s Little…

Book: The Book of Article Reprints

A collection of articles for educators, counselors, and parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein This collection is available as a PDF eBook download. We no longer have the print version of this book in stock.  Here, finally, is a collection of more than three decades worth of articles by Dr. Jane Bluestein, including several several made…

Guidelines for Offering Choices to Students

Practical Tips for Teachers • Choices build responsibility and commitment, and communicate the teacher’s respect for students’ needs and preferences.

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: Great Beginnings

Special workshop for beginning teachers, returning teachers, and preservice teachers Presentation for educators by Dr. Jane Bluestein A special presentation for new teachers that focuses on management and discipline issues, which can often overwhelm a newcomer to the profession (or someone who has been away for a long time).

Building Your Classroom Community

Creating a positive social climate in your classroom Bullying, harassment, cyberbullying, and their horrific impact have been in the headlines again recently, with the usual hysteria, hand-wringing, and finger-pointing. Here’s an effective, common-sense, process-oriented approach to creating a positive, caring, and respectful classroom climate. This material

Questions, Not Answers

Benefits of asking questions instead of giving answers • Questions help children explore dimensions of a problem. • Questions help children explore their available options.