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!

Why Do Some Children Thrive in Adversity and Others Fail

All adults are potential mentors. When a child reaches out to you, recognize the gesture and be there, ready, willing and able to provide support. Continue reading

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Intelligence

Intelligence is much more than a score on a group paper and pencil tests. Children in the ghetto have intelligence to survive. Continue reading

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Survival Skills

We need and our children need to control our stress and fear. Continue reading

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