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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!

Life Long Learners

Children can be divided into groups according to learning style and rate of learning when teaching a skill, then brought together as a group when using the skill as a tool for learning. Continue reading

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Rank in the Family

Understanding the birth rank and traits of that rank may help teachers to better understand the makeup of the class. It may even help couples to better understand and accept each other. Continue reading

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There is No Such Thing as a Perfect Parent

The uniqueness of each individuals perception is something to be thankful for. Every child is different. None of us are perfect but if you are a reasonable, loving parent, your children will grow up to be themselves…all different, but okay. Continue reading

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