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Wilder, S. – Education 3-13, 2017
Understanding why parents become involved in their children's education is crucial in strengthening the relationship between parental involvement and academic achievement. The present study focuses on the parental role construction and parental self-efficacy. The resulting trends suggest that parents, regardless of their self-efficacy, may assume…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Mathematics Education, Elementary Education
Gilbert, Ailia S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of teachers and parents and factors that developed and maintained parental involvement among middle and high school parents. The research included eight teachers (four middle school teachers and four high school teachers) and eight parents (four whose children were in middle school and four…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Parents
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Levinson, Sarah; Neuspiel, Juliana; Eisenhower, Abbey; Blacher, Jan – Grantee Submission, 2020
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, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Behavior Problems
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Mavrogianni, Theoni; Lampropoulou, Venetta – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to examine fathers' involvement with their deaf children, and to compare it with the involvement of fathers of children with other disabilities and of typical children. A sample of 172 fathers of preschool-aged children participated in the study. Of these, 25 had deaf children, 23 had children with intellectual…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Participation, Deafness, Comparative Analysis
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Gore Langton, Emma; Frederickson, Norah – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Objectives: Pathological demand avoidance (PDA) is characterized by an extreme difficulty in tolerating everyday demands, with a range of 'socially manipulative' strategies used to avoid demands. Children also display poor social identity, impulsivity, and obsessive behavior. While research and knowledge about PDA is slowly growing, families…
Descriptors: Parents, Children, Experience, Behavior Disorders
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Stitt, Nichole M.; Brooks, Nancy J. – Schools: Studies in Education, 2014
Policy statements of the last two decades have directed schools to enter into partnerships with parents to enhance the social, emotional, and academic growth of their children. However, in practice and scholarship, parental involvement has been constructed as attendance to school-based activities and needs. This article draws on data from an…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Participation, Case Studies, One Parent Family
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Singh, Seyda Subasi – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2020
This study was conducted in Austria with Indian immigrant mothers to understand their perceptions and experiences about family involvement in education. Family involvement in education can promote a wide range of benefits for all, and especially for immigrant children. The qualitativeinterpretative research methodology was adopted, and ten mothers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Immigrants
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Galloway, Melinda – Educational Horizons, 2006
There are two types of parenting styles when it comes to parent involvement in their children's education: the "hovering" type and the "dry cleaner" type. Hovering parents are always on hand for every landmark moment of their children while dry cleaner parents show up only when an emergency is imminent. In this article, the author relates her own…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parenting Styles, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Upitis, Rena; Abrami, Philip C.; Brook, Julia; King, Matthew – Music Education Research, 2017
The purpose of the study was to examine types of parental involvement associated with independent music lessons. A self-report survey was designed to explore parent characteristics, parental goals, students' musical progress, the teacher-student relationship, the practice environment, and parent behaviours during practice sessions. The extent to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Music Education, Parent Surveys
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Fields-Smith, Cheryl – Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2005
Empirical evidence demonstrates that parents' involvement in their children's education has a strong and positive association with student achievement. As a result, school policies have encouraged and mandated parental involvement for decades. However, 50 years after the Brown decision, the discourse on parental involvement tends to favor the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, African Americans, Educational History, Academic Achievement
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Huguley, James P.; Delale-O'Connor, Lori; Wang, Ming-Te; Parr, Alyssa K. – Educational Researcher, 2021
Research on parental educational involvement has been organized into three overarching domains--home-based involvement, school-based involvement, and academic socialization. Conventional empirical work in these domains typically centers involvement strategies around White, middle-class experiences rather than examining how optimal parenting…
Descriptors: African Americans, Parents, African American Students, Parent School Relationship
Chen, Jie-Qi; Dym, Warren – Phi Delta Kappan, 2003
The new technology coordinator at a Chicago elementary school in a low-income Latino community created a computer course for parents and a neighborhood computer club. The course and club created a means for collaboration between the school and community and for parent involvement in their children's education. (MLF)
Descriptors: Community Education, Computer Skills, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education
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Green, Christa L.; Walker, Joan M. T.; Hoover-Dempsey, Kathleen V.; Sandler, Howard M. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2007
This study examined the ability of a theoretical model to predict types and levels of parental involvement during the elementary and middle school years. Predictor variables included parents' motivational beliefs about involvement, perceptions of invitations to involvement from others, and perceived life context variables. Analyses of responses…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation, Elementary Education
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Chavkin, Nancy Feyl – Educational Horizons, 1989
Reviews research evidence contradicting the myths about minority parents' involvement in their children's education. Gives suggestions for improving parent-teacher communication and changing school structures and strategies to improve the partnership with minority parents. (SK)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment, Minority Groups, Parent Attitudes
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Kalayci, Gülce; Öz, Hüseyin – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 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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