As a newspaper columnist, Nancy Devlin, Ph.D. has written over 700 articles on subjects related to education and parenting. Welcome to her Classroom!
If you kindergarten child is being assessed by a learning specialist with screening tests, find out what is the purpose of the tests and what the school is going to do with the results. Continue reading
This is time of year when students learn how successful they were at playing the college admission game. Continue reading
All schools maintain a cumulative record on your child. Make it a point to review it at various period and make corrections if necessary. Continue reading
It is time for schools to re-evaluate their reporting procedures. What do letter grades really mean….too many ways to interpret.
Standardized testing is probably here to stay. You may as well get used to it and prepare your children. Continue reading
We must make changes to our school system to have students who are productive members of our democracy and society. Children need choices. Continue reading
Do not allow your child to be feel rejection. This is probably the wrong school. Community College is a wise choice for the first two years. Continue reading