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MacPhee, Mary – Canadian Journal of Education, 2021
Despite 40 years of research indicating that parent involvement is important for student achievement, schools have done little to engage parents across Canada. This study and model recommend strategies to enhance the probability of educational involvement for parents who do not speak the school language. The mixed methods research with surveys (N…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, French, Language Usage
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Levinson, Sarah; Neuspiel, Juliana; Eisenhower, Abbey; Blacher, Jan – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
ASD symptomology and behavioral problems pose challenges for children with ASD in school. Disagreement between parents and teachers in ratings of children's behavior problems may provide clinically relevant information. We examined parent-teacher disagreement on ratings of behavior problems among children with ASD during the fall and spring of the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Behavior Problems
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1993
Summarizes five documents and four articles in the ERIC database that examine parents' involvement in their children's education. Topics include strategies for better parenting, school readiness, increasing parent involvement, and parent education programs. (MDM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Family Literacy, Moral Development, Parent Child Relationship
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Cervone, Barbara Tucker; O'Leary, Kathleen – Educational Leadership, 1982
A simple but comprehensive framework views parents' involvement in their children's education along a continuum of passive to active activities. A number of involvement strategies are presented in a visual summary of the model. (MLF)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Models, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Erdener, Mehmet Akif; Knoeppel, Robert C. – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
Parent involvement has an influence on children's educational engagement during the elementary years. The objective of this study was to examine the perceptions of rural Turkish parents about their involvement in schooling with elementary school students based on Epstein's (1995) six types of parental involvement (parenting, communicating,…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Rural Areas
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Theodorou, Eleni – Ethnography and Education, 2008
Parental involvement has been increasingly gaining support among education theorists and policymakers across many countries (Kelley-Laine 1998) as an effective way to improve student academic performance. However, the cultural assumptions underlying calls for parental involvement have received little attention (De Carvalho 2001; Lareau 1987).…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Ethnography, Ideology, Foreign Countries
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Froiland, John Mark – School Psychology International, 2021
This article will review many forms of home-based parent involvement (e.g., shared reading; books at home; helping with homework; visiting museums; monitoring grades), parent beliefs (e.g., about the importance of school readiness skills; growth mindset for their children), parent expectations, parent-school relationships, and parent autonomy and…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Attitudes, School Readiness, Expectation
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Vaden-Kiernan, Nancy; McManus, John; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2005
This report presents data on parents' and families' involvement in their children's education in the United States. The data are from the Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the 2003 National Household Education Surveys Program (PFI-NHES:2003). The survey was completed by parents of over 12,000 children in kindergarten through…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Student Characteristics, Parents, Elementary Secondary Education
Brooks, Tony O'Neal – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the role of parent involvement in relation to the influence on student achievement within a school community. In addition, this study worked towards gaining an understanding of the parent's role in the school community. Researching educational data may suggest that more parent involvement will have a…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship
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Albrecht, Donna – Theory Into Practice, 2021
University education partners have great potential to facilitate schools' moving from a school led traditional approach for family involvement to an asset based, empowerment approach to partnerships. On this journey, educators grapple with the cognitive dissonance of change as they engage their emerging multilingual families in the lives of their…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Empowerment, Partnerships in Education, Family School Relationship
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Senin, Muhammad Adam; Halim, Harliana – Southeast Asia Early Childhood, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the whole education system including the preschoolers in Malaysia in receiving a proper teaching and learning lesson especially in the classroom. Movement Control Order (MCO) implemented by the government has restricted the act for each person in the daily life. However, the action and role that has been played…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, COVID-19
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Antony-Newman, Max – Curriculum Journal, 2020
The current study is based on interviews with 19 immigrant parents from Eastern European countries, whose children attend elementary schools in the province of Ontario, Canada. It uses the concept of curriculum orientations (academic rationalism, social efficiency, humanism and social reconstruction) to explore the connections between parental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Parent Attitudes, Elementary Schools
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Leong, Anne Day; Berzin, Stephanie Cosner; Hawkins, Summer Sherburne – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Head Start is a federally funded early childhood education programme that takes a unique 2-generation approach to working with families. Family engagement in early education like Head Start has been shown to improve academic and behavioural outcomes in children, with particular beneficial effects in the children of immigrant parents. This study…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Parent Participation, Federal Programs, Early Childhood Education
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Catchpole, Kimberly; Arnett, Nate – Journal of Extension, 2014
Youth service providers recognize that involving families in children's learning is critical to academic achievement and overall healthy development. Yet youth service providers face ongoing challenges engaging families in out-of-school time programs. The authors, administrators of a nationally recognized youth development program, share their…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Progress Monitoring, Youth Programs, After School Programs
Peralta, Laverne Y. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Parents have the ability to influence the educational achievements of their children who are in college by implementing strategies and techniques that will support them. The purpose of this basic qualitative study was to explore the parental involvement of Filipino-American parents who were instrumental in helping their children complete their…
Descriptors: Filipino Americans, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Higher Education
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