Home Influences on Student Achievement. Allison Vernon SPE 503 The University of Alabama. Language Barriers. There are two types of language barriers that present a major problem when it comes to parent involvement in schooling effecting student achievement:
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There are two types of language barriers that present a major problem when it comes to parent involvement in schooling effecting student achievement:
As teachers we should:
Children's home and school are the most influential contexts in which learning and development occur, especially during early childhood (Galindo & Sheldon, 2011).
“Regardless of educational level, ethnic background, or income level, parents want their children to be successful in school-”(Epstien, 1986).
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