Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Education and Human Development
The purpose of my research is to explore, through observing students at work during literacy lessons and analyzing the responses of distributed parent, teacher and student surveys, how parent involvement affects literacy achievement. The data collected was analyzed and used to determine the impact parent involvement has on a child’s literacy achievement; and what parts of literacy are affected by parent involvement (i.e. reading, writing, fluency, comprehension…). The methods used to collect data for my research will be anecdotal notes, observations, teacher surveys, parent surveys and student interviews from three student participants over a six-week period.
Martorana, Jessica M., "Parent Involvement and Literacy Achievement: A Case Study" (2015). Education and Human Development Master's Theses. 577.