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A Preliminary Validity of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System in Norwegian Lower-Secondary Schools
ABSTRACT Observations seem particularly susceptible to rater error due to the level of subjectivity involved in assessment. Thus, the present paper aims to investigate: (1) inter-rater agreement… Expand
Teacher Competencies and Parental Cooperation
- Elsa Westergård
The aim of this paper is to begin to shed light on the competencies teachers need when cooperating wit h parents. Toward this end, we conducted a small-scale study, interviewing teachers and parents… Expand
Do Teachers Matter? Students’ Perceptions of Classroom Interactions and Student Engagement
ABSTRACT The current study examined the associations between students’ perceptions of classroom interactions and students’ emotional and behavioral engagement. Given the nested structure of the data,… Expand
Do Teachers Recognise Complaints from Parents, and If Not, Why Not?
- Elsa Westergård
- 15 August 2007
Previous research has shown that at least 10% of parents report significant levels of disillusionment with their child's school. The present paper addresses two questions arising from this earlier… Expand
Parental disillusionment with school: prevalence and relationship with demographic variables, and phase, size and location of school
This study examines the prevalence of parental disillusionment with school and its relationship with demographic variables, and phase, size and location of schools. Findings are based on data from… Expand
Partnership, participation and parental disillusionment in home–school contacts: a study in two schools in Norway
This small‐scale study investigates the origins of parental disillusionment with school, with a focus on the extent to which disillusionment is related to the level and quality of partnership between… Expand