• Psychology
  • Published 2011

Taking on the Perspective of the Other: Understanding Parents' and Teachers' Perceptions of Parent Involvement in Students' Educational Experiences.

@inproceedings{Wilson2011TakingOT,
  title={Taking on the Perspective of the Other: Understanding Parents' and Teachers' Perceptions of Parent Involvement in Students' Educational Experiences.},
  author={R M Wilson},
  year={2011}
}
This qualitative study analyzes how low socioeconomic parents' perceptions of their involvement with their elementary children compare to the expectations, experiences, and perceptions of teachers. The findings are drawn from original, in-depth focus group discussions with a sample of elementary school teachers and low SES parents. As teachers and parents revealed their views and experiences pertaining to parent involvement, deeper understandings evolved of what it means to be either a parent… CONTINUE READING