As a newspaper columnist, Nancy Devlin, Ph.D. has written over 700 articles on subjects related to education and parenting. Welcome to her Classroom!
Children should be able to read by the end of second grade. Do not wait for the end of the school year to discuss your child’s progress in reading. Read to your child everyday, asking questions about the content. Continue reading
Planning how to entertain your children during the summer takes some planning. Here are some ideas. Continue reading
Summertime can be a productive, happy time or it can be destructive and boring. Continue reading
There are many things parents can do at home that not only will make their children more successful at school but will also make learning fun. The best activities are those which involve children actively rather than passively with pencil … Continue reading
Many parents buy workbooks for their children in order for them to keep up with or get ahead of their school work over the summer. This equating of workbooks with learning sometimes makes for a miserable summer for some children … Continue reading