Research on the Kinds of Family Engagement That Lead to Student Achievement

12:32 am June 1st, 2011

Five Roles that Accelerate LearningSeveral meta-analyses of family engagement studies suggest the types of family engagement that matter most for student success. While family engagement strategies vary, research suggests that, when it comes to predicting student achievement, there are five roles that families play that are most important for helping children succeed:

  • ~Communicating high expectations
  • ~Monitoring the child’s performance
  • ~Advocating for the child
  • ~Guiding the child’s education
  • ~Supporting learning at home