refugee student cultural background profiles

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Students from Afghanistan are very focused on their families ادامه مطلب

بوتان (Nepali Origin)

Refugee students from Bhutan may have gone to school in Nepal ادامه مطلب


Students from Burma tend to highly respect teachers but most have interrupted educations ادامه مطلب


Students from Burundi tend to be more circular learners ادامه مطلب


Students from Cambodia are likely second generation students ادامه مطلب


Chinese students are likely to be respectful and formal with their teachers. ادامه مطلب


Colombia has a strong education system. با این حال, students from Colombia may have fled violence and not have attended school. ادامه مطلب


Cuban families strongly believe in the value of educaiton ادامه مطلب

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Many students from the DRC spent long years in refugee camps ادامه مطلب


Students from El Salvador tend to live in multi-generation families ادامه مطلب


Many Eritreans were resettled to the United States in the early 2000s ادامه مطلب


Ethiopian students likely had limited resources in their schools ادامه مطلب


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


Many students from Haiti came to the United States after the earthquake ادامه مطلب


Students from Honduras have varying degrees of education and may have experienced violence ادامه مطلب


Students from Iran likely attended schools but may not have been encouraged to think critically ادامه مطلب


Iraqi students are likely literate and may have highly educated parents ادامه مطلب

کارن (برمه)

Karen students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education ادامه مطلب


Karenni students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education ادامه مطلب


Most students from Laos are second generation immigrants ادامه مطلب


Liberians have a lot of familiarity and experience with American culture ادامه مطلب

Mon (برمه)

Mon students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education ادامه مطلب


Refugee students from Nepal likely had limited educational opportunities ادامه مطلب


Most Nicaraguan students have families who want to be involved in their education. ادامه مطلب


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


Puerto Rico is a part of the United States but students have very different opportunities ادامه مطلب

Rakhine State (برمه)

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


Students from Rohingya state most likely have zero formal education ادامه مطلب

روسیه (شوروی سابق)

Students from Russia tend to be indirect communications ادامه مطلب

Shan (برمه)

Shan students highly respect their teachers ادامه مطلب

Sierra Leone

Students from Sierra Leone will respond well to music ادامه مطلب

South Sudan

Students from South Sudan have likely experienced high levels of violence ادامه مطلب


Syria students may have interrupted educations but highly educated parents ادامه مطلب

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