refugee student cultural background profiles

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Students from Afghanistan are very focused on their families Чытаць далей

Бутан (Nepali Origin)

Refugee students from Bhutan may have gone to school in Nepal Чытаць далей


Students from Burma tend to highly respect teachers but most have interrupted educations Чытаць далей


Students from Burundi tend to be more circular learners Чытаць далей


Students from Cambodia are likely second generation students Чытаць далей


Chinese students are likely to be respectful and formal with their teachers. Чытаць далей


Colombia has a strong education system. аднак, students from Colombia may have fled violence and not have attended school. Чытаць далей


Cuban families strongly believe in the value of educaiton Чытаць далей

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Many students from the DRC spent long years in refugee camps Чытаць далей


Students from El Salvador tend to live in multi-generation families Чытаць далей


Many Eritreans were resettled to the United States in the early 2000s Чытаць далей


Ethiopian students likely had limited resources in their schools Чытаць далей


Many Guatemalan families in the United States are from the Mayan culture and may not speak Spanish. Чытаць далей


Many students from Haiti came to the United States after the earthquake Чытаць далей


Students from Honduras have varying degrees of education and may have experienced violence Чытаць далей


Students from Iran likely attended schools but may not have been encouraged to think critically Чытаць далей


Iraqi students are likely literate and may have highly educated parents Чытаць далей

Карэн (Бірма)

Karen students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Чытаць далей


Karenni students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Чытаць далей


Most students from Laos are second generation immigrants Чытаць далей


Liberians have a lot of familiarity and experience with American culture Чытаць далей

Mon (Бірма)

Mon students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Чытаць далей


Refugee students from Nepal likely had limited educational opportunities Чытаць далей


Most Nicaraguan students have families who want to be involved in their education. Чытаць далей


Girls are less likely to have attended school. Parents will need to be invited to attend school events Чытаць далей


Puerto Rico is a part of the United States but students have very different opportunities Чытаць далей

Rakhine State (Бірма)

Students from Rakhine State tend to be very culturally different than students from the rest of Burma Чытаць далей


Students from Rohingya state most likely have zero formal education Чытаць далей

Расія (Былы Савецкі Саюз)

Students from Russia tend to be indirect communications Чытаць далей

Shan (Бірма)

Shan students highly respect their teachers Чытаць далей

Sierra Leone

Students from Sierra Leone will respond well to music Чытаць далей

паўднёвы Судан

Students from South Sudan have likely experienced high levels of violence Чытаць далей


Syria students may have interrupted educations but highly educated parents Чытаць далей

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