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LEAP student excels through leadership in her community

LEAP student excels through leadership in her community

“A Grade 12 Dieplsoot pupil, Morongwa Ramasobane, is all that a youth should be, she is positive minded, helpful and hard working. This was revealed by Aveng Community Investment Trust, a socio-economic development organisation that supports youths with educational resources and character building. ‘This month, as we commemorate Youth Day and pay tribute to the 1976 […]

 
Ayoba and Making the LEAP!

Ayoba and Making the LEAP!

By Kristen Goggin – Town School for Boys – edTech Summit Team Original Post on August 17, 2013 While this is certainly not my last blog entry about my experience here in South Africa, I write this entry with a heavy heart as my time here is coming to an end and many “see you laters” […]

 
Return to Faith

Return to Faith

By Kay Flewelling, High Tech High Chula Vista Original Post on July 18, 2013 This week, Jamie and I have commuted to LEAP 4 (Mon-Wed) and LEAP 3 (today) and have worked alongside the teachers from both schools. It is such a short amount of time, and I question (and worry) what good is it that I […]

 
Welcoming LEAP/TWA Interns from South Africa

Welcoming LEAP/TWA Interns from South Africa

On January 10th, we welcomed the team of 11 LEAP Future Leader student-teachers and 1 LEAP Faculty member to San Francisco on our month-long Internship Exchange Program! The team started at their host school internships in the beginning of January and have been working on an inquiry-based project, observing “best practices” in teaching, and collaborating with mentor […]

 
2011 Fellows Return from South Africa

2011 Fellows Return from South Africa

TWA just wrapped up our summer Teaching Fellowship Program in South Africa. This marks our fourth consecutive year operating the fellowship program since our founding in 2008. We were thrilled with our team of 20 outstanding and passionate educators from all over the United States and one from the United Kingdom, many who were traveling […]