Please take this quick survey to tell us about what happens after you publish a paper. The Urban Review. This article examines how home and school factors affect the education of Mong students in the U. The study is based on related research and interviews with teachers, students, and the parents of a group of Mong elementary school students in northern California. The findings reveal that Mong students' negative schooling experiences are exacerbated by the mismatch between the home and school culture, by misconceptions and labeling by parents and teachers, and by issues pertaining to their attempts to assimilate into American society.
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Skip to search form Skip to main content. Over the past two decades, there has been extensive discussion of the important role of parent involvement in children's educational success. Parent involvement has been linked to children's academic achievement Christenson, ;Desimone, ; Martini, ; Reynolds, , social and behavioral adjustment in schools Ladd, ; Reynolds et al. View PDF.
Empowering Mong Students: Home and School Factors
Central to the increasing ethnic diversity of American classrooms is the recent influx of Southeast Asian children Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian. Since , , Southeast Asian refugees have arrived in the United States, and approximately half are under 18 years of age. For these children to acclimate successfully to American life, teachers and classroom activities must be sensitive to the various cultures they reflect, and to the unique, and sometimes difficult, personal experiences they have had. This digest discusses the psychosocial development of Southeast Asian refugee children in an attempt to identify effective ways of teaching them. There have been three primary waves of Vietnamese immigration.
Tiger parenting is strict or demanding parenting. Tiger parents push and pressure their children to attaining high levels of academic achievement or success in high-status extracurricular activities such as music , using authoritarian parenting methods. Chua's rise to fame quickly popularized the concept and term "tiger mother" spawning numerous caricatures while also becoming the inspiration for the Singaporean TV show Tiger Mum , the mainland Chinese drama Tiger Mom , and the Hong Kong series Tiger Mom Blues. The stereotyped figure often portrays a Chinese mother who relentlessly drives her child to study hard, to the detriment of the child's social and physical development, and emotional well-being. The origin of the concept, term, and neologism traces its roots in ancient Confucian teachings articulated through classical anthologies such as the Analects of Confucius written more than two millennia ago.