The Role Of Parent Involvement In A Child's Education

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The most important factors in a child 's education are class size, teacher pay or per-pupil spending. All of those factors are important, but none of them is at the top of the list. The single best predictor of a child 's educational achievement is parent involvement. The children of today in America might not be getting the most out of their own education. The reason for this is because the teachers aren 't putting as much effort as they should be doing. The fault isn’t all in the teacher but the student himself, who decides also if they want to succeed or not, but this is impossible when the teacher isn 't giving all the support that is needed for children to get enthusiastic enough to enjoy learning.
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Schools teach skills needed for achieving higher in the world. To get kids to learn effectively schools and the teachers teaching them need to also get on their learning level and somewhat see their point of view to help them out. The article “ What can we do to make classroom education more effective” explains how this can be an effective way to getting kids to actually learn. " teachers should adapt their language to suit the learners they teach, introducing new ideas and concepts clearly, and using explanations, questions, discussions and plenaries effectively". But it is not just a matter of ‘adaptation’ - a critical review of established habits and the learning of some new ones is often required. The TDA might more appropriately say that a teacher should "be skilled in using talk to instruct, guide, manage, assess and inspire a class of children, and in so doing enable them to become effective users of talk for learning, explaining and solving problems together” (Mercer). If kids get the support that they need and get taught well in school they have a higher chance of continuing school instead of dropping out and ending up with a shorter amount of …show more content…
For Example, the cashier register person in “The Working Poor” by David K. Shipler describes how a teen couldn 't do basic second grade math due to dropping out. “So the money is up there, but there’s no amount tendered, so they don’t know how much change to give. There’s the hesitation, and you tell them how much it is…. So what have I done? Taught him second grade math. Bring him problems. ‘Solve these for me’” Customers may love him, but he won’t be manager (Shipler, 139). If we take a closer look at the evidence this person does not know how to solve basic math problems. Now he struggles with things that every kid should be able to do which shows that he didn 't get a good education when he should of had. It doesn 't end there but this young teenage kid won 't even get a chance to become something higher in his job position due to not having knowledge he should of

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