ERIC Number: EJ611093
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
How Parental Involvement Makes a Difference in Reading Achievement.
Anderson, Sherlie A.
Reading Improvement, v37 n2 p61-86 Sum 2000
Discusses factors related to parental involvement and reading achievement, including the benefits of parents reading to children, home environment factors, socioeconomic factors, barriers to parental involvement, and school involvement. Investigates whether parental involvement made a difference in the reading achievement of 30 second graders in a remedial reading program. Finds that despite good intentions, very little parental involvement actually occurred. (SR)
Descriptors: Family Environment, Grade 2, Instructional Effectiveness, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Primary Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Difficulties, Reading Improvement, Reading Research, Remedial Reading
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A