Working with Different Modality Strengths and Limitations

Characteristics and strategies Individuals of all ages tend to learn better when presented with new information in a way that makes sense to their brain and nervous system. Here is some information to help learners of different abilities. Appreciating and accommodating these differences whenever possible can reduce a great deal of stress for everyone concerned—teachers, parents,…

The Animal School

A Fable by George Reavis Once upon a time the animals decided they must do something heroic to meet the problems of a “new world” so they organized a school. They had adopted an activity curriculum consisting of running, climbing, swimming, and flying. To make it easier to administer the curriculum, all the animals took…

The Inclusive Teacher with Margit Crane

Success with your ADD and ADHD students Episode Summary: Teachers encounter a wide range of student needs, experiences, abilities, personalities, and behaviors. Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with Margit Crane about ways to accommodate such diversity, assuring teachers that

Building Decision-Making Skills

Helping kids make constructive choices Responsible behavior includes the ability to connect “what I’ve done” to “what happens (or happened) as a result of what I’ve done.” Likewise, self-concept is influenced by an individual’s belief that “I have the power and ability to impact my environment and change what isn’t working in my life.” Offering…

Audio: TeacherTapes mp3 download

Being a Successful Teacher Two MP3 files of 90-minute presentation featuring Dr. Jane Bluestein A lively and very funny presentation recorded in front of 1200 teachers in a keynote presentation that addresses the magic ingredients of successful teaching, from instruction and management to relationships with students, parents, administrators, and colleagues. Tons of great ideas for minimizing conflict…

Book: Dr. Bluestein’s Book of Handouts

The Complete set of Handouts as an eBook in PDF form- fourth edition by Dr. Jane Bluestein More than 180 pages of tips, tricks, ideas, research-based information used by thousands of participants in Dr. Bluestein’s training programs and presentations.

Audio: Working Successfully with Difficult Students

Practical strategies for working successfully with difficult students A Live Audio Seminar by Dr. Jane Bluestein Sale: A recording of a full-day seminar presented by Dr. Jane Bluestein, who shares brain-friendly techniques for improving learning, achievement, and academic performance, even with students who have a history of failure, frustration, low self-control, bad attitudes, and poor test scores….

Book: Being a Successful Teacher

The Original Survival Manual for New and Veteran Teachers by Dr. Jane Bluestein We are sold out of all remaining copies of this book, which is no longer in print. Please search online retailers for copies.  The original survival manual for new teachers and veterans.  A classic book that has launched—and saved—thousands of teaching careers,…

Raves for Creating Emotionally Safe Schools

What People Are Saying about this Book by Dr. Jane Bluestein Finally a voice of reason arises from the din. School safety transcends debates on metal detectors and surveillance cameras. Within the walls of our schools exists

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