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As a newspaper columnist, Nancy Devlin, Ph.D. has written over 700 articles on subjects related to education and parenting. Welcome to her Classroom!

Chapter 3 How Does Your School System Evaluate Its Teachers

Children will suffer the consequences of poor teaching if less capable teachers are hired. The flawed recruitment process is the blame. Continue reading

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Chapter 2: Attracting Competent Teachers

Teaching should not be a dead end job but a profession with rewards and advancement. Continue reading

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Chapter 1: Innovative Solutions for Education Reform, Teaching is a Profession

It is critical that education reform happens NOW. I will be printing chapters of my book, “Cassandra’s Classroom: Innovative Solutions for Education Refor. Continue reading

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Parents and Day Care Workers Cannot Do It Alone

We must provide quality day care for all children not just those who can afford it. Continue reading

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Parents, Learn the Rules for a Productive Parent Teacher Conference

Parent-teacher conferences offer valuable opportunities for all parties in the educational endeavor to communicate with each other for the good of the child. Continue reading

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Excitement/Apprehension New School Year

Parents are most helpful if they express by actions their confidence in their child’s ability to handle school successfully. Continue reading

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Education in Japan and China

Japan is a very competitive society. Children as young as two are enrolled in cram school. Continue reading

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Giving Constructive Feedback

Feedback in a constructive manner is critical. When you can manage this skill, teach your children. Continue reading

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Right Brain

Try training the right-brain. Continue reading

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Intelligence

Intelligence is much more than a score on a group paper and pencil tests. Children in the ghetto have intelligence to survive. Continue reading

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