What are the Parent Perceptions of Daily Homework Assignments Within a Kindergarten Classroom?
|dc.description.abstract||With the increasing educational demands and homework assignments within primary grade levels, it is important to understand the different structures and supports, or lack of structures and supports, that parents/guardians implement during homework completion. This study examined the views, beliefs, opinions and practices of the parents/guardians in regards to daily homework assignments within a kindergarten classroom and the overall home to school connection/relationship. Data for this study was collected from a parent/guardian survey that asked the participants to reflect on their parental involvement during their children’s homework completion. Findings indicated that parents/guardians established homework routines, offered support and assistance as necessary during homework completion and valued the homework assignments as a useful tool for children to understand how and when to complete homework as they become older. Findings also showed that that parents/guardians were made aware of all important happenings within the classroom, curriculum and school and felt comfortable engaging in open means of communication with their children’s teacher as necessary.||en_US|
|dc.publisher||State University of New York at Fredonia||en_US|
|dc.rights||Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States||*|
|dc.title||What are the Parent Perceptions of Daily Homework Assignments Within a Kindergarten Classroom?||en_US|
|dc.description.institution||SUNY at Fredonia|