Is There a Relationship between Teachers' Communication with Students' Parents and Students: Engagement in the Class


The study examines whether students level of engagement in the classroom were impacted when teachers contacted their parents. The result show that there was a positive relationship between teachers communicating with parents and students’ engagement in the class. In the study two classes were considered as a control group and another two classes as a treatment. Teachers contacted their students in the treatment everyday; students in the control group were not contacted. The research period spanned three months.


Hosin Shirvani
Professor, Academic, University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley, Texas, United States


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Paper Presentation in a Themed Session


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Communication, Students, Class, Engagement

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