5. Collegiality and professionalism.
(Korkmaz, 2007, p. 390).
Furthermore, an effective school must be open to the ideas and feelings of
teachers and students. Schools need to have in place an effective way of communicating
with all employees,...
is the firm belief that parental engagement makes a significant difference to
educational outcomes and that parents have a key role to play in raising
educational standards. In summary, the more engaged parents are in the
education of their...
Teachers face many barriers: time, accessibility of the parents, and the ineffective
outcome of previous parent teacher encounters. However, there are valid reasons why
parents slip in consistent communication with schools, and teachers.
A common interpretation of the link between low parental knowledge and
child/adolescent problem behavior is that parents, by actively monitoring the
nature of their adolescents’ activities and companions, are better able to intervene,
Parents who have negative experiences in school, and/or a lack of education maintain
attitudes and beliefs that are very hard to overcome for the classroom teacher.
The way in which parents feel about schools and the emotional connections...
Some Parents Have the Will but Lack the Ability to Help Their Children in Mathematics
Many parents of today’s children were involved in a much different math
curriculum than what their children face now (Harris & Goodall, 2008)....
understanding and confidence that they need to make sense of their children’s work as it
arrives at home in the form of homework” (Ginsburg, et al. 2008 p. 21). The lacking
personal confidence some parents have concerning math can lead to...
somewhat disappointing discovery was that even when the researcher was actively
involved in providing additional daily support, the students’ scores, as a whole, increased
From this disappointing discovery, the researcher came to...
and returned homework assignments almost every day. This finding agreed with the
research in that “The empirical evidence shows that parental engagement is one of the
key factors in securing higher student achievement and school improvement”...
Axelrod, M., Zhe, E., Haugen, K., & Klein, J. (2009). Self-management of on-task
homework behavior: A promising strategy for adolescents with attention and
behavior problems. Retrieved Oct. 13, 2010,...
Harris, A., & Goodall, J. (2008). Do parents know they matter? Engaging all parents in
learning. Educational Research, 50(3), 277-280.
Hook, W., Bishop, W., & Hook, J. (2007). A quality math curriculum in support...
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DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEE GIVING CAMPAING: A CASE STUDY FROM SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERISTY
Dr. Stan Gwin, Project Supervisor
The 2008 Employee Giving Campaign at Southern Utah University...
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This project examines the 2008 internal campaign at Southern Utah University (SUU) that targeted full-time employees with the goal of increasing employee donations to the university through payroll deductions. It explores the...
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money over to administrators to use how they see fit. Darla also provided me with confidence regarding the timing of our campaign. She pointed out that the only reason BYU does a fall campaign is that the United Way of Utah...
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In December 2007, I attended a regional conference of Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) where I visited with colleagues from around the west. While I did not gain new ideas or discover a hidden “How-To...
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Some questioned the subtlety of the poster‟s message and the fact that it did not blatantly proclaim “employee giving.” However that was part of our goal. We wanted a conversation piece that would perk the curiosity of...
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gave a benefit to each employee in exchange for his/her consideration of a donation (Appendix B).
Publicity was also a component of the campaign, particularly as teams reached 100% participation. Congratulatory emails were sent...
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BYU payroll deduction form to reflect those things important to our campaign. The result was a new and improved employee giving payroll deduction card that also accommodated a one-time gift donation (Appendix C). Two envelopes...
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because of the demanding nature of their job. The tactic of “it is not how much you give, but that you give something” worked with that particular steering committee member and provided me with optimism that the overall...
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As mentioned earlier, President Benson was developing a routine of holding campus forums as a means of communicating to SUU employees. These forums were well attended since employees could learn about campus...