Academic Success Due For Home Issues

1730 Words Mar 20th, 2016 7 Pages
For many years now there have been countless incidents where students fail academically due to home issues. The purpose of this research was to inform myself of the many issues that students face on a day to day basis. I found that most students suffer from having divorced parents to poverty and it really takes a toll on them. When I become a teacher I will do everything in my power to make sure my students feel safe and loved every day because they may not receive it at home. I believe it is essential that students have a teacher that is not only there to teach them but to also care for them and their needs. I plan on using the information that I find to help those students who are struggling academically and emotionally.

Do issues from home influence students’ academic success?
What I Know, Assume, or Imagine I chose to research the influence on students’ academic success due to home issues. I only have a general idea as to what students’ actually go through at home and at school. I work at an elementary school as a paraprofessional so I see certain things throughout the day that I have not seen before. I noticed students coming to school with dirty clothes, clothes that do not fit them and even children that smell because they might not have had a bath in a few days. I cannot imagine the stories or problems that these children might face and it only makes me want to help in any way that I can. My research will pertain to elementary aged students…

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