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

Presentation: The “I-Can” Classroom

Building Success and Achievement for ALL Students Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein In any school, in any classroom, in any subject area, there will always be at least a few kids who have a hard time keeping up and, often, a few who are

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).

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.

Presentation: “My Brain Doesn’t Work Like That”

Creating success with non-traditional (and traditional) learners by accommodating learning needs Presentation for educators or parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein We all have individual preferences and needs when it comes to learning. Some of us like it quiet, while others need music or other noises in order to concentrate. Some need