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.
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”...
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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outcomes, from “ineffective” to “highly effective”. Based on their research, Gresham et
al. (2001) provided a number of recommendations in designing an effective social skills
you do not like it, you do not eat. He also said that because we are doing a neat menu that includes local greens, cheese and honeys, the members would love it if the chef came out after the meal to meet everyone and tell them where he sourced...
THE I-TEXT DISTANCE LEARNING SYSTEM
the Faculty of the Communication Department
at Southern Utah University
In Partial Fulfillment
of the Requirement for the Degree
Master of Arts in Professional Communication
I am grateful to the following individuals who helped contribute to this work:
Rebecca Stephenson and the NOLA Bloggers, for their comments and referrals,
Clifton Harris, for his observations and insights,
My committee, for...
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in the same housing unit for ten years or longer (compared to the national average of 35.1 percent).
Average rent runs $280 (compared to the national average of $565). Twenty-four point-eight percent of mortgages amount to 50...
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Attitudes and Behaviors: Communication Styles
The people in the New Orleans’s Ninth Ward do not appear to put very much effort into seeking out information. However, they do want to be informed, they just expect those whom...
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would send everyone a grant to fix whatever is causing your AC in your car not to work,” (Harris). Personal problems then become the responsibility of the chain of authority that is over them, rather than of the individual...
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sent my position to Orlando and every other comparable job I applied for didn't hire me. I do curse them and all that they stand for,” (Harris).
And are quick to point out the faults, mistakes and short comings of those that...