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
Teach your child problem solving. Encourage positivity. Monitor the amount of violence your child is exposed to. Teach empathy. Continue reading
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
Higher parenting skills are required for nurturing and raising children in a complex society such as ours, must be learned and it is never to late to begin. Continue reading
Children must learn to problem solve or it could be disastrous for the country.
It is important for parents to understand their child’s learning style not only to monitor the school’s program but to supplement it at home. Continue reading
Learning is not a passive activity. Students should take part in Teacher Parent Conferences
You have a right to be here and to experience love and joy. Continue reading