Mothers ’ and Fathers ’ Attitudes Toward Their Children ’ s Academic Performance and Children ’ s Perceptions of Their Academic Competence

@inproceedings{McGrath2000MothersA,
  title={Mothers ’ and Fathers ’ Attitudes Toward Their Children ’ s Academic Performance and Children ’ s Perceptions of Their Academic Competence},
  author={Emily P. McGrath and Rena L. Repetti},
  year={2000}
}
Do mothers’ and fathers’ attitudes towards their children’s academic performance influence children’s perceptions of their academic competence? Two types of parental attitudes—parents’ level of satisfaction with their children’s performance in school and the importance parents place on children’s academic success—were the focus of this study. The data from children ( n= 248), mothers ( n= 219), and fathers (n= 146) were consistent with the belief that parents’ attitudes play a central role in… CONTINUE READING

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