Can you please assist me with the following:
Thinking about the readings and your authentic personal experience, based on Epstein's six types of involvement interactions, which ones have you observed?
Griffin, D. & Steen, S. (2010). School-Family-Community Partnerships: Applying Epstein's Theory of the Six
According to Griffin & Steen (2010) in your readings, the "Epstein's Six" involves six types of involvement interactions:
learning at home,
collaborating with the community.
This specific discussion is requesting my person experience based on Epstein's six types of involvement interactions. Therefore, my response is based on that experience.
The parenting involvement interaction is one that I have personally not observed. I do think that it would benefit my school system tremendously. There are these types of programs in this area that offer these types of support; however, it is not offered in the public school system.
Communicating with parents has always been a strong area for the school district. We have conferences with every parent at least two times per year and also have follow ups to inform parents of any areas of concern or areas of praise that may arise. I send folders home with students weekly to keep parents informed ...
Discusses the personal experience based on Epstein's six types of involvement interactions which are: parenting, communicating, volunteering, learning at home, decision making, and collaborating with the community.