The Blog

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

Teach Your Child Problem Solving

Teach your child problem solving. Encourage positivity. Monitor the amount of violence your child is exposed to. Teach empathy. Continue reading

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Teaching your Child Empathy

It is never too soon to teach your child empathy. Continue reading

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Instilling Solid Values

We need to create a generation of caring individuals. Children need to recognize fulfillment not only in personal development but in giving service and empathizing with their fellow citizens. Continue reading

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As the New School Year Begins

Some tips to make the new school year successful for your children. Continue reading

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The Aim of Education: Moral and Intellectual Autonomy

Once at a school conference, I asked the teacher is my son was empathetic.  “If he sees a classmate in difficulty, does he try to help?”  “Does he express concern if a classmate is hurt?”  “If another child needs help … Continue reading

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