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Acculturative Stress & Social Emotional Learning Strategies

THE PROBLEM...

1/5 of students enrolled in public schools in the United States are immigrants... of these 55% of these students were born in Latin America. Latinos = largest and fastest growing minority group in the United States AND are more likely to live in poverty and less likely to have a high school diploma

BRONFENBRENNER'S ECOLOGICAL MODEL

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ACCULTURATIVE STRESS... WHAT IS IT?

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CREATING AN ACCULTURATIVE STRESS FREE CLASSROOM

Knowing what we know about the number of immigrant students... why is tackling acculturative stress so important in the classroom?

Bibliography

Blanco-Vega, C. O., Castro-Olivo, S. M., & Merrell, K. W. (2007). Social–Emotional Needs of Latino Immigrant Adolescents: A Sociocultural Model for Development and Implementation of Culturally Specific Interventions. Journal of Latinos and Education, 7(1), 43-61.