The Discipline Trap

Catching up to the 21st Century Note: The earliest version of this piece was written for a now-out-of-print book, 21st Century Discipline, back in the mid-1980s when the 21st century still felt a way off. The material was reworked slightly for The Win-Win Classroom, 

Understanding Schools in Context

How Well do Schools Reflect the Culture they Serve? Excerpt from Becoming a Win-Win Teacher (by Jane Bluestein, Ph.D., Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Publishing, 2010). Chapter title adapted for this site. The material shared here was taken from the manuscript from this book. The actual published chapter may be slightly different. All links were working…

Book: Creating Emotionally Safe Schools

A Guide for Parents & Educators by Dr. Jane Bluestein Save 20% ! We are closing our Store and only have limited quantities of this book remaining.  This thoroughly readable, research-based book covers all the bases—including, social, neurological, emotional, academic, cultural and physical factors that impact the emotional climate of a school, and how safe schools feel…

Book: Becoming a Win-Win Teacher

A Guide for First-Year Teachers by Dr. Jane Bluestein This book will be shipped directly from the publisher for as long as it’s available. We no longer have copies of this book in stock.  A great gift for new graduates, beginning teachers, returning teachers, and anyone who needs a shot in the arm after a challenging…

Book: The Win-Win Classroom

A Fresh and Positive Look at Classroom Management by Dr. Jane Bluestein This book will be sent directly from the publisher. We no longer have copies in stock. Hardcover book (red cover), will be sent from our office as long as we have copies on hand. At the start of your career or at the end…