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!

Parents Creatively Teaching Their Children

I encourage parents to engage their children in exploration and activities that will make them better and more excited learners when they return to school in the fall. Continue reading

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Start Young to Make Your Child a Competent Problem Solver

The world is not perfect. Successful parents will give their children the tools to choose alternatives. Start at a young age. Continue reading

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Standardized Testing — Helpful or Harmful

Standardized testing is a tool. The school community can analyze and target weaknesses. Testing should be a cause of alarm to students. Continue reading

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Tests Are Tools and Must Be Used As Tools

Testing is a tool. Schools to accent intellectual goals. Parents need to question the school as to how their child can improve. What will the school do. Continue reading

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