San José Public Library has a total of 7 library branches that have Family Learning Centers (FLC). These branches are Bascom (opens on February 23, 2013), Biblioteca Latinoamericana, Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock, East Branch, Hillview, Seven Trees, and Tully Community Branch. Each Family Learning Center has books, DVDs, audio CDs, and kits on topics such as English as Second Language, Citizenship, job search, and exams, with an intention to help new Americans succeed in United States.
In addition, all Family Learning Centers computers are also equiped with ESL software that are specially installed for English learners. If you would like to learn how to use a computer to learn English, a few Family Learning Centers do offer Computer Orientation weekly .
The schedule of FLC Orientation is below:
At each orientation, adult and children learners will be introduced to ESL software, websites to learn English, how to type, and Live Homework Help on Family Learning Center computers.
Quý vị sẽ được hướng dẫn về cách sử dụng máy điện toán của Trung Tâm Giáo Dục Gia Đình để học Anh Văn, học đánh máy, hoặc để được giúp đở làm baì vở của các em.
Estudiantes adultos y niños serán introducidos al software de ESL y otros recursos para aprender. Nuestros programas le enseñan a escribir a máquina y ayuda en vivo atraves del intrenet también es disponible en las computadoras del FLC.
If you have any questions about the Family Learning Center, please don't hesitate to give a Family Learning Center Coordinator a call. Hope to see you at one of the Family Learning Centers.
Written by two teachers, Jennie Withers and Phyllis Hendrickson, M. Ed., Hey, Back Off! sheds lights on the topics of Teen Harassment and Bullying At School. It helps both parents and teens understand more about the Harassment Law , the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (outlawing harassment), the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (prohibiting discrimination based on disability).
This book helps readers realize different types of bullying: cyberbullying (sending mean text messages), sexual harassment, verbal teasing, and hitting or punching. It explores different cases and different personalities: passive teens (who have passive parents) becoming victims, and bullies being bullies because they have aggressive parents, and it shows how a person can become assertive from being passive or aggressive. It portrays true life experiences of agressive people and how they become that way. After reading the chapters on these cases of Passive Personalities and Aggressive Personalities, I realized that the authors have helped people on both sides of the spectrum: victims of bullying and the bullies.
October was the Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. www.nctsn.org is an important web site to check out. Go to "Resources, "Public Awareness", click on "Bullying Prevention Awareness Month" to learn about "Facts and Tips for Teens" to stay safe from cyberbullying. This site also provides us with links regarding other types of abuse/bullying: "Finding Help for Sexually Abused Children", "National Homeless Youth Awareness Month", and "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month". Under "Get Help Now", there are links to crisis hotlines, victim assistance programs, how to deal with school crises, how to help abused or neglected children, and more.
Written by two conselors and moms, Gina Scarano-Osika and KimDever-Johnson, this book You Grow Girl: A Self-Empowering Workbook for Tweens and Teens is definitely a book to be shared with your friends and you parents/teachers/conselors. It helps you build self-esteem and body confidence, understand and maintain healthy eating attitudes, learning about stress management and how to cope with stress, how to nourish positive thinking and eliminate negative feelings. It depicts female role models from various backgrounds and ethnicities. It encourages teens to become beautiful inside and out by giving teens different scenarios and thought-provoking exercises. Issues such as culture and peer pressures, deceptive media images, food/weight, mindfulness, etc. are also explored.
Gracefully prepared by two conselors, this book offers a lot of wisdom to girls ages 9 to 16. Strongly recommended to not just girls, but to Moms and Dads alike.
After hitting the book market in 2011, this book Inside Out and Back Again quickly became a best-seller. The month of October was the Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, and this book once again was actively sought after. Every year thousands of high school students are being bullied due to differences in religion and culture or norm, or the way they portray themselves, dress, talk, or socialize. Among these student victims of bullying, many came from Vietnam. This book is a series of heartfelt poems telling stories of how Ha`, the protagonist, went through years of being bullied by her classmates, and how she coped with bullying.
Her story is symbolic of the high school life of many other Vietnamese students and students of other ethnic backgrounds who came here to America when they were in the ages of 9 to 18. In the end of the book, Ha` delivered a powerful message to the world: she stood up, "gave her bullies a lesson" by becoming an excellent student whom both her family members and the school officials were so proud of.
This book won many awards such as Newbery Honor, National Book Award, and was placed on the New York Times Bestsellers list. You can access the Newbery Medal home page through SJPL (San Jose Public Library) home page, www.sjpl.org, under "Homework, research, articles", then go to "Research Guides", "Books and Literature", "Book Awards", "Newbery Medal".
June was the month to recognize the refugees' plight. Again, check out the web site www.nctsn.org to understand the refugees and the circumstances they have to live through. Go to "Resources", "Public Awareness, click on "World Refugee Awareness Month".
Hopefully you will see the image of yourself and your friends' through these books and the web sites recommended here, and will do your part to foster a better learning environment for your school.
Ha` was one of hundreds of thousands of political refugees who left Vietnam in 1975 when she was 10 years old. She and her family settled in Alabama. Her pen-name is Thanhha Lai. Her first name is Ha`, Thanhha`, or Thanhha.
In the month of July, San Jose Public Library will be hosting two Cancer Prevention Workshops with a focus on women over the age of 50. These bilingual workshops
are about the prevention and detection of breast cancer and cervical cancer, as well as how you can take care of your health.
Đến để học hỏi về các phương pháp phòng ngừa và khám phá bệnh ung thư ngực và cổ tử cung, và cách giữ gìn sức khoẻ.
Mặc dù lớp đặc biệt dành cho phụ nữ trên 50 tuổi, nhưng mọi người đều có thể đến tham dự.
En este taller bilingüe, las mujeres aprenderán sobre la prevención y detección de cáncer del seno y cáncer del cérvix, y los pasos necesarios para mantener su salud.
Lớp Giảng Về Phòng Ngừa Bệnh Ung Thu Phụ Nữ
Saturday, July 21st, 2012 - 11:30am
Taller bilingüe para mujeres, sobre la prevención y detección del cáncer.
Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 - 6:30pm
When you are at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, don’t miss to browse the International Language section of the 3rd floor. This collection consists of many languages including Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and many other Asian, African, and European Languages. In this collection, customers can checkout fiction and non-fiction books. Also, the International Language collection at the SJPL has a media collection including both fiction and non-fiction DVDs and CDs, and they are integrated with each individual language. Many of the SJPL International language collections have dictionaries and ESL materials too. There is also the collection of the International Language publications including many magazines and newspapers. Enjoy browsing the SJPL world of multicultural languages and with your library card you have the privilege to bring the collection of the International Language Books and Media to your home.
Cho các em nhỏ chưa biết đọc, phụ huynh có thể đọc sách cho các em và các em vẫn được nhận qua thưởng. Trong Chương Trinh Đọc Sách Mùa Hè, xin quý vị khuyến khích các em tham gia Cuộc Thi Viết Và Vẽ Truyện Tranh.
Math and Reading Tutoring for K-5th. Nếu quý vị muốn cho các em đến học đọc và làm toán ở Thư Viện Tully, xin điền đơn English/Vietnamese và nộp đến cô giáo volunteer, Hương, trong giờ học. Chương trình vào mọi thứ Tư lúc 3:30-5 chiều bắt đầu vào Ngày 6 Tháng Sáu và kết thúc Ngày 25 Tháng 7.
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The Journey of Vaan Nguyen is a film in Hebrew and Vietnamese with English subtitles. A Vietnamese family, fleeing the turmoil of their homeland, is found afloat on perilous waters and rescued and given shelter in the land of Israel. There, Vaan Nguyen is born and her journey begins.
Hebrew selection at Library!
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, contains a great selection of DVDs and CDs in Hebrew, along with a few books and a weekly edition of Yedidot Ahronot. These items are located on the 3rd floor of the King Library. From Amharic to Yiddish, you'll find all of the language collections arranged alphabetically. There is also a collection of Hebrew children’s books, DVDs and CDs. These are located in the Children’s Room, on the 1st floor of the King Library. Please drop by and check out this wonderful collection, and by all means tell your friends.