Parental Perspectives and Influences, Homework and Life Outside of School

  • Julian G. Elliott
  • Neil R. Hufton
  • Wayne Willis
  • Leonid Illushin
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Abstract

Parental influence may take many forms, direct and indirect, and include those situations where parents
  1. (a)

    actually assist in the undertaking of school-related tasks;

     
  2. (b)

    model appropriate learning behaviours by means of personal example;

     
  3. (c)

    act to ensure that school-related tasks are completed appropriately;

     
  4. (d)

    demonstrate high expectations and provide support and encouragement for studying hard and persevering when tasks are difficult and unappealing; and

     
  5. (e)

    help to ensure that conditions at home are appropriately structured in order to facilitate children’s learning.

     

Keywords

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© Julian G. Elliott, Neil R. Hufton, Wayne Willis and Leonid Illushin 2005

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  • Julian G. Elliott
  • Neil R. Hufton
  • Wayne Willis
  • Leonid Illushin

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