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!

Training Our Teachers

The Council for Basic Education, in a survey, asked teachers how  to improve the quality of teacher education  programs.   The results  indicate  that  most college  and  university   programs concentrate on the theory of teaching and not on the practice  of … Continue reading

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Apprenticeship for Life

For most of recorded history, young men trained for their trades by being apprenticed to master craftsmen. They did not go to school or college to learn.  Instead, they learned on the job.  Some professions like medicine still require internships before giving a person full authority to work on his own. … Continue reading

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