Preparing Preservice Teachers to Collaborate with Families

Title

Preparing Preservice Teachers to Collaborate with Families

Authors

Presenter(s)

Fatimah A Rubayyi

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ABSTRACT During a time when the impact of education has come into question, family engagement is one factor that has been shown to have a positive effect on student learning. Many in the field focus on families to improve their engagement. The research is clear. There is a set of practices that when teachers use them, parents are more engaged. The purpose of this study was to determine whether teachers with different levels of education learned about these strategies. In this qualitative study, teachers at three different degree levels were interviewed to determine their perspectives about and knowledge of best practices in family engagement. The interview transcripts were analyzed and implications for teacher preparation what identified.

Publication Date

4-5-2017

Project Designation

Course Project - Graduate

Primary Advisor

Shauna M Adams

Primary Advisor's Department

Teacher Education

Keywords

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Preparing Preservice Teachers to Collaborate with Families

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