Home-School Partnerships Essay by Research Group

Home-School Partnerships
A discussion of how building home-school partnerships can support children who struggle with literacy.
# 25926 | 2,164 words | 22 sources | MLA | 2002 | US


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This paper examines how, although levels of achievement are not always empirically correlated with parental involvement, research consistently demonstrates the importance of parental commitment in their child's education. It discusses how maximum parental involvement must include meeting with the parents, making schools parent friendly, the use of all languages and involving parents in decision making.
Outline
Literacy
Literacy Perspectives
The Family Literacy Perspective
Increasing Literacy
Home School Partnerships
Home School Partnership Results
Family Views
Opposing Convictions
Obstacles
What Parents Around the World Want

From the Paper:

"Further obstacles for secondary teachers include the students' increased need for autonomy for the secondary school age group, and the nature of the class structure and curriculum. Middle school and high school teachers both teach large numbers of students each class period, and they may teach over 100 different students within one day. Therefore, they are, less likely to be personally involved with the student or the family. The academic work for this age group may be beyond the parents' capability, limiting their ability to assist the student. Parents may not believe that they are able to help their children. It is concluded that further understanding of the parent's role and overcoming assumptions about parent involvement are necessary to promote collaboration between the parent and teacher (Lazar and Slostad)."

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