WNBA presents a Book Drive for ourBRIDGE

 

 

 

 

 

Both WNBA and ourBridge will have representatives at table instore to promote, accept donations, as well as educate folks on each organization. Please read below about ourBridge and consider donating to the book drive!

ourBRIDGE for KIDS offers after school and summer programs to primarily refugee and newly arrived immigrant students. Each year, we welcome students who represent over twenty different cultures. All of our students speak at least one language other than English, some of them can speak four or more!

ourBRIDGE for KIDS, at its core, attends to the academic and socio-emotional needs of our children and their families. We believe that a program based on our core values of LERD (Love, Education, Respect, and Diversity) will support students as they adjust to their new home after resettlement. We also believe that our curriculum must be shaped with our community in mind. Using research-based practices, ourBRIDGE has designed a curriculum framework that layers our four priorities: (1) English language acquisition (ESL/ELL), (2) STEAM, (3) culturally responsive, and (4) experiential.

A ourBRIDGE, students receive homework help, participate in hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering , Arts and Math) projects, and engage in a culturally relevant curriculum that emphasizes experiential learning. We provide one-on-one daily English literacy tutoring in order to accelerate the students’ acquisition of the English language. ourBRIDGE for KIDS aims to close the communication gap between school, teachers and families through the coordination of home visits, translation of school documents, and the organization of literacy nights and cultural events for parents at our center. When needed, we also provide parents transportation and translation support at teacher conferences and serve as the liaison between parents and schools.

In the summer months the fun continues with a 4-week long high-energy and practical learning program. Designed to help the kids prepare for the new school year, we take them on four field trips in July and August and invite the parents to join the experience with their

Can’t make the event? Want your own personalized copy?

Contact the store 48 hours before the event to request one.

704-525-9239 or orders@parkroadbooks.com

Event date: 
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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