Essay on Factors Influencing Children 's School Success

1006 Words Apr 14th, 2016 null Page
Parent’s play a significant role in all aspects of children’s lives including at home and at school. “One of the most important factors in children’s school success is how actively involved their parents are in their education (Christiansen, K., Schneider, B., & Butler, D. (2011).” When parents are involved there are so many positive outcomes. I want to make sure that I help parents to be involved in the best ways that I can. Some ways that I believe can help parents that I will work with to be involved and stay involved is by:
Taking the time
Time is very important in people’s lives including the parents that I will work with. If I take the time to do even a simple act like smiling it can show them that I am there for them and that I care. If I am involved it can help them to be involved. I know that “parents who become involved in their children’s education develop a greater appreciation for their role in their child’s learning, enhancing their sense of adequacy and self-worth. (Gestwiki 2014, p. 122-123).” I want to make sure that I take the time to support parents. I want to be able to be there for them and help them in any way that I can, so their child gets the most out of their education. I want to be able to talk freely and openly with parents using multiple ways of communication throughout the school year. I can send a text, email, phone call, meet with them early or after school, or whatever will be the best line of communication for each family. I will take the…

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