Why Teachers Quit, part 1

Part 1: Financial Realities Note: The following is an excerpt from Becoming a Win-Win Teacher: A Guide for First-Year Teachers, chapter three, “Climate Advisory: Entering Win-Lose Territory.” Although this book also elaborates on why teachers stay in the profession (in my case, since 1973), I believe it is important to also address some of the issues that…

Why Teachers Quit, part 3

Part 3: Lack of Support Note: The following is an excerpt from Becoming a Win-Win Teacher: A Guide for First-Year Teachers, chapter three, “Climate Advisory: Entering Win-Lose Territory.” Although this book also elaborates on why teachers stay in the profession (in my case, since 1973), I believe it is important to also address some of the issues…

Product: Article Reprints

Articles by Dr. Jane Bluestein This is a complete listing of the article reprints available on this site. The articles are listed in alphabetical order and cover a wide range of topics, primarily for parents and educators, with some subjects

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: Mentors, Masters and Mrs. MacGregor

Stories of Teachers Making a Difference compiled 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 Mentors, Masters…

Book: Being a Successful Teacher

The Original Survival Manual for New and Veteran Teachers by Dr. Jane Bluestein This book is included in our Free Book listing. Link for shipping charge only. This price includes free Media Mail shipping in the continental US.  (Please see information for international shipping if you are ordering from outside the U.S.) The original survival…

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…

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: 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).