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Durand, Tina M.; Perez, Nicole A. – School Community Journal, 2013
Parental involvement is an important component of children's school success. Although the literature on parental involvement among Latino families is growing and moving from deficit-based perspectives, very few studies have examined the parental involvement beliefs and practices of Latino families who vary across demographic and sociocultural…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Bilingual Schools, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Bruin, Marieke – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Extensive research emphasises the importance of parental involvement for children's learning and academic achievement. This paper reports from a Norwegian study researching parents' experiences on follow-up after their child's cochlear implantation. Within this context, parental involvement is suggested to be of major importance for the child's…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Assistive Technology, Followup Studies
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Han, Jinjoo; O'Connor, Erin E.; McCormick, Meghan P.; McClowry, Sandee G. – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: Home-based involvement--defined as the actions parents take to promote children's learning outside of school--is often the most efficient way for low-income parents to be involved with their children's education. However, there is limited research examining the factors predicting home-based involvement at kindergarten entry for…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Low Income Groups, Kindergarten, Parent Participation
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Selwyn, N.; Banaji, S.; Hadjithoma-Garstka, C.; Clark, W. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2011
This paper investigates how schools are supporting parents' involvement with their children's education through the use of "Learning Platform" technologies--i.e. the integrated use of virtual learning environments, management information systems, communications, and other information and resource-sharing technologies. Based on in-depth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Elementary Schools
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Bardhoshi, Gerta; Duncan, Kelly; Schweinle, Amy – Journal of School Counseling, 2016
This study examined demographic factors as predictors of parent involvement (engagement with school, support of learning, support of child) among parents of children that attended a school implementing a college access program. The authors also examined whether involvement predicted access of postsecondary education facilitators in parents, when…
Descriptors: American Indians, Whites, Parent Participation, Postsecondary Education
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Cheatham, Gregory A.; Santos, Rosa Milagros – Young Children, 2011
Parents' involvement in their children's education influences the children's educational success and is regarded as best practice in early childhood. A critical component in increasing parental involvement is effective collaboration between teacher and family. This involves being friendly, honest, and clear; listening and providing information;…
Descriptors: Caring, Time, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Otani, Midori – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
Parental involvement is essential for children's education. Several studies have examined relationships between parental involvement and parents' socioeconomic status. However, less attention has been placed on school influences on parental involvement, even though schools play an important role in children's education and can affect the parents…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Parent Participation, Correlation, Socioeconomic Status
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Bunnell, Peter W.; Yocum, Russell; Koyzis, Anthony; Strohmyer, Karin – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2018
Biblical texts mandate parental involvement in children's religious education. Researchers consider it important as well. Through analysis of interviews, site documents, and a focus group this phenomenological study seeks to provide a rich description of parents' experience with involvement in the religious education of their elementary children.…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Religious Education, Phenomenology, Elementary School Students
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Sahin, Umran – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
The aim of this study is to identify parental involvement types and determine what type of parental involvement the parents of middle school children prefer. Moreover, it is aimed to examine the parental involvement types with regard to the parents' gender, their educational background and the socio-economic status of the school. The population of…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation, Middle School Students, Preferences
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Kim, Sung won – Educational Review, 2018
Accumulating evidence points to the unique contributions fathers make to their children's academic outcomes. However, the large body of multi-disciplinary literature on fatherhood does not address how fathers engage in specific practices relevant to education, while the educational research in the United States focused on parent involvement often…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Participation, Gender Differences, Literature Reviews
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Puccioni, Jaime – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
The current study uses nationally representative data drawn from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort (ECLS-B) to estimate a structural equation model that examines the associations among parents' academic and behavior-oriented school readiness beliefs, home- and school-based parental involvement, and children's academic achievement…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Children, Surveys, Longitudinal Studies
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Jhang, Fang-Hua – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2019
This study examines whether parents' education and students' previous achievement affected parental involvement and whether they mediated differences in parental involvement between new immigrant and native parents in Taiwan. Two dimensions of parental involvement were measured: parent-child discussion and school-based involvement. The sample…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement, Parent Participation
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Harper, Sarah N.; Pelletier, Janette – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2010
This study evaluated parents' communication, involvement and knowledge of their children's abilities in reading and mathematics among parents who spoke English as a first language (EL1) and those who were English language learners (ELL). Forty-two kindergarten-aged children, their parents and their teachers participated in the study. Results…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Parent Participation, Second Language Learning, Parent School Relationship
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Lee, Kyunghee; Rispoli, Kristin – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
This study examined Head Start's impact on fathers' school-based involvement and associations with Black children's cognitive, behavioral, and social-emotional skills. With a sample of 1,354 Black children, fathers' involvement was measured as attendance at school meetings, teacher conferences, school events, and/or volunteering at school events.…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Children
Kalayci, Gulce; Öz, Hüseyin – Online Submission, 2018
Parental involvement is a significant factor influencing students' educational development. The present study explores Turkish parents' perceptions of involvement in their children's learning English in terms of their demographic characteristics. The participants of the present research include the parents of the students studying at the 1st to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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