Parents Involvement in Accomplishing Students Learning Tasks in the New Normal

Authors

  • Joemark R. Gumapac Master Teacher II, Calaca Senior High School, Department of Education, Calaca, Philippines
  • Emelia M. Aytona Education Program Supervisor, Department of Education Region IV-A, Calabarzon, Philippines
  • Michael Girard R. Alba Education Program Supervisor, Department of Education Region IV-A, Calabarzon, Philippines

Keywords:

modular distance learning, sustaining motivation, coaching, tutoring, monitoring compliance

Abstract

This study was primarily focused on proposing a guide to strengthen parents’ role in Modular Distance Learning. This assessment of parents’ level of engagement in MDL in terms of sustaining motivating, coaching, and tutoring, and monitoring students' compliance. It determines the challenges parents encountered and identifies their best practices in supporting MDL. The descriptive type of research was used with 358 parents of Grade 11 and 12 senior high school students of Calaca Senior High School for the academic year 2020-2021 as respondents. A research-made survey-questionnaire and interview served as tools to gather pertinent data. Results revealed that parents are highly engaged in the MDL in terms of level of engagement such as sustaining motivation, coaching and tutoring and monitoring students’ compliance data. Results revealed that parents are highly engaged in the MDL in terms of level of engagement such as sustaining motivation, coaching and tutoring and monitoring students’ compliance. It was also evident that parents are highly engaged specifically on preparation of healthy meals, purchase of school supplies, participation on meetings to explicit encouragement and motivation. As parents tutor and coach, the students, they used strategies and techniques to help the learners such as translation of items to mother tongue, scheduling and monitoring of activities and setting goals. The parents also monitor student’s compliance and progress through inspection of accomplished outputs, organization of learning kits and communication with school. Based on the results, a parent’s guide was prepared which contains strategies and tips for parents in strengthening their engagement in MDL of their children. The study recommends the distribution of the guide to intensify and strengthen parents’ engagement in modular distance learning.

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Published

01-08-2021

How to Cite

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J. R. Gumapac, E. M. Aytona, and M. G. R. Alba, “Parents Involvement in Accomplishing Students Learning Tasks in the New Normal”, IJRESM, vol. 4, no. 7, pp. 367–380, Aug. 2021.

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