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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!

Discipline

Discipline does not equate to punishment. Continue reading

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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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Temperaments: Treat each child uniquely not equally

It may be difficult to do, but it helps to rejoice in the uniqueness of each person and to allow them to be themselves. Continue reading

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Discipline – What Does It Mean?

Renee Polreis of Colorado was convicted of beating her adopted two-year old son to death with a wooden spoon. Like their parents before them, many adults feel it is necessary to use force to punish children “for their own good”. … Continue reading

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