Engaging Parents in Teaching and Learning (ECUR 898)

Mon, Sep 27, 2010

Parents and Education, Teaching

The term “parent engagement” represents a conceptualization of the positioning of parents in relation to school landscapes as integral and essential to processes of schooling. Course members will learn about aspects of parent engagement which differentiate it from involvement and which create opportunities for parents to take their place alongside educators in the schooling of their children, fitting together their knowledge of children, teaching and learning, with teachers’ knowledge.

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3 Comments For This Post

  1. NFA Trust Says:

    If parents pay attention to their children, they make more scholastic achievements than those who are ignored. The first institution of a child where he learns is his home.

  2. Karen Patrick Says:

    Numerous studies show that as parents become involved in school, children achieve more – regardless of socioeconomic status, parent’s education level, or ethnic or racial background. Getting parents involved in school is in everyone’s best interests, and these five strategies can help.

  3. Karen Says:

    Parental involvement is one of the most important factors in a child’s education that leads to higher overall grades and higher graduation rates of high school seniors. Parents who set high expectations for their child’s educational achievements and monitor their child’s learning process inspire their children the get excited about academics.

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