Sandy should make out time and discuss the role of the parents in getting their child learn English. She should also discuss the effects of their parenting style on the success of their child to learn the English language through socialization (Darling & Steinberg, 1993).
According to Minke and Anderson (2005), it is important for professionals to include families in planning, implementing and evaluating support programs in schools. From the look of things, the Japanese parents were interested in getting their son learn the English language in the shortest time possible. However, they did not understand that their involvement in the support program was very tremendous. They also did not provide background information about their child. This made it difficult for Sandy to follow the request of the parents within the provided time period.
The school can deliver the requests of the parents by improving on how they interact with parents. This includes having adequate discussions with parents about their children and what the parents needed the teachers to do. The teachers could then propose the necessary programs to parents and involve them in outlining the course of action (Darling & Steinberg, 1993). This ensures that parents get involved designing appropriate support programs for their children hence they get the best ...Show more