Why parent involvement should extend beyond questioning grades

02/4/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Parent involvement is more complicated than educators might think, writes Alfie Kohn, author of 12 books on education and human behavior. Rather than just ensuring that parents are tuned into students' work in the classroom, teachers also must help parents focus on critical thinking and enthusiasm for education -- rather than asking about students' grades, Kohn writes in this blog post. "Parents should aim higher than helping teachers to make children toe the line," Kohn writes.

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