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Lord, Joey – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative exploratory case study focused on the achievement gap in mathematics that exists in one urban North Carolina middle school and the strategies used by school personnel to narrow this gap. The goal of this research was to determine effective instructional strategies and best practices used to engage students in learning that will…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Achievement Gap, Mathematics Achievement
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Yavich, Roman – Journal of International Education Research, 2015
The purpose of the study was to examine differences in parental involvement between two high schools that use the MASHOV program (an online learning management system) and one high school where parents receive updates regarding their children in other ways, with attention to parents' background variables: sex, income, and schooling. The study…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Management Systems
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Arar, Khalid; Abu Nasra, Muhammed; Alshafi, Hassan – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the perceptions of parental involvement among 317 teachers in the Arab education system in Israel. Design/methodology/approach: A questionnaire measured teachers' attitudes regarding parents' involvement in the school relating to pedagogy, resources, and control. Findings: The findings show that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabs, Teacher Attitudes, Parent Participation
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Weiss, Amy L.; Theadore, Geraldine – Topics in Language Disorders, 2011
This article focuses on why and how speech-language pathologists and other professionals can encourage the involvement of parents in teaching social communication skills to their young children. Four main topics are explored: (1) the evidence that many of the children with special needs served by speech-language pathologists and other…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Competence, Skill Development
Higuchi, Doramanda Irias – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This was an exploratory study to understand Latino parent involvement in schools. Using Clark and Estes (2008) conceptual framework the parents' perceptions of their knowledge, motivation and organizational elements that support and impede parent involvement at home and at school were explored. Interviews with 10 Latino parents in a low…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation, Interviews
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Knapp, Andrea; Landers, Racheal; Liang, Senfeng; Jefferson, Vetrece – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2017
The researchers in this study investigated the impact of mathematics-focused parental involvement on Kindergarten to Grade 8 children and parents as well as factors prompting that impact. Qualitative analysis consisting of parent, child, and teacher interviews and 3-year quantitative testing showed significant improvements in students' mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Parent Participation, Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leenders, Hélène; Haelermans, Carla; de Jong, Johan; Monfrance, Mélanie – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This paper shows how parents' perceptions of parent-teacher relationship practices differ between different types of schools with respect to children's special needs and the socio-economic status of these children. Using a questionnaire, we compare parents' views from two special education schools, two at-risk schools serving low SES-children, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Elementary School Teachers
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Fernandez-Rio, Javier; Bernabe-Martín, Javier – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Social networks had become so important that they constitute a way of life for many individuals, and Facebook is probably the most popular one. Society has become totally connected, but classrooms still remain rather isolated. The goal of the study was to extend the Sport Education Model (SEM) through a social network, Facebook, to promote…
Descriptors: Athletics, Social Media, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Tobin, Bernie – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2017
It is acknowledged that parental engagement with children's learning and education is of vital importance. But, there is a tendency to confuse engagement with learning with engagement with the school. While all types of parents' involvement can have a positive effect, it is actually what parents do with their child at home that has the greatest…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Self Efficacy
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Crosby, Susan Ann; Rasinski, Timothy; Padak, Nancy; Yildirim, Kasim – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Although parental involvement in children's literacy development has been recognized for its potential in helping children develop early literacy achievement, studies of the effectiveness and sustainability of school-based parent involvement programs are not numerous. This study examines the effectiveness and durability of a school-based…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Parent Participation, Emergent Literacy, Literacy Education
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Abah, Joshua Abah; Age, Terungwa James; Okoronkwo, Mercy Onyinyechi – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2018
This study is a correlational survey of the impact of home involvement on the mathematics achievement of Basic 5 pupils in North Bank suburb of Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. The study is the outcome of the first phase of a local intervention programme targeted at encouraging homes in the suburb to actively support the mathematics education of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Suburbs, Mathematics Education, Elementary Education
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Ng, Shun-wing; Yuen, Wai Kwan Gail – Educational Review, 2015
The impact of parental involvement on school management has been recognized by many education professionals and policy-makers. Thus parental involvement in school education becomes one of the prime focuses in the current education reform movement in Hong Kong. Particularly, specific guidelines and policies for involving parents at various levels…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
Overton, Ashley Good – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this concurrent, mixed-methods study was to investigate the implementation of the non-presumptuous literacy bag program as a critical component of increasing parental involvement in rural Appalachia schools related to student literacy achievement. The program was designed to increase parental involvement in book readings and related…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Mixed Methods Research, Teaching Methods, Parent Participation
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Davies, Karen E.; Marshall, Julie; Brown, Laura J. E.; Goldbart, Juliet – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
Speech and language therapists' (SLTs) roles include enabling parents to provide intervention. We know little about how parents understand their role during speech and language intervention or whether these change during involvement with SLTs. The theory of conceptual change, applied to parents as adult learners, is used as a framework for…
Descriptors: Employed Parents, Speech Therapy, Intervention, Parent Role
Hives, Beverly Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Engaging parents and families in their children's lives is pivotal to youth's success in school and life. When families are engaged, youth obtain higher grades, attend school more frequently, perform better on high-stakes testing, display improved behavior and are more likely to graduate from school (Emerson et al., 2012; Goodall & Montgomery,…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Schools, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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