Teachers ' Attitudes About Parent Involvement Essay
Question 1. Teachers ' attitudes about parent involvement. Teachers were asked whether parent involvement is important for a good education, increasing teacher effectiveness, and student success. Teachers agree 100% on these issues. Moreover, teachers gave their opinions about whether they: do not have time to involve parents (100% agree), need in-service training to involve parents (23% strongly agree), involving parents is a responsibility of teachers (100% disagree), parent involvement is not necessary in school (100% strongly disagree). Teachers strongly agree in proportion of 67.66% about students being important members of school and family partnerships and they find teaching a culturally diverse students group rewarding in proportion of 100%.
Regarding teachers’ ideas on whether: all parents could learn ways to assist their children if shown how to help (47.61% strongly agree) and parents at this school want to be more involved than they are now (61.90% strongly disagree).
Teachers reported whether the community supports this school (80.95% agree) and they judged whether this school is "one of the best" for teachers, students, and parents (100% agree).
Question 2. What practices of…