Destin & Svoboda, 2017: Communicating to parents the importance of discussing future opportunites and positively responding to difficulties increased academic performance among 8th graders
Destin, M., & Svoboda, R. C. (2017). A brief randomized controlled intervention targeting parents improves grades during middle school. Journal of adolescence, 56, 157-161.Download PDF
Conveying to parents in a parent panel discussion the importance of talking with their adolescent children about future opportunities and ways to respond positively to adolescents’ academic difficulties raised students’ grades in 8th grade.