Archive for: LEAP update

 
 
Stories from the Field: Jessica’s Extraordinary Mission

Stories from the Field: Jessica’s Extraordinary Mission

By Jessica Boualavong Tirtanadi, 2012 TWA Fellow from Town School for Boys, San Francisco, CA Check out Jessica’s one minute video trailer that recaps her summer in South Africa!  

 
The True Power of Collaboration

The True Power of Collaboration

Jeanette Long is a Life Orientation teacher and the Co-Founder of the LEAP 3 Science and Maths School in Johannesburg, South Africa. We (LEAP3 en masse) saw the Teach with Africa fellows off [this week] at the Gautrain station nearby the school. The farewell given by our students was a heartfelt expression of the warm […]

 
Notes from the Field: Teach the Teacher

Notes from the Field: Teach the Teacher

John Santos, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, teaches Biology at High Tech High International in San Diego, CA. All remains well in Joburg. I’ve had amazing opportunities to teach for almost every math and science teacher at LEAP 3, and even got the chance to teach two classes during our stay at LEAP 1 and […]

 
Notes from the Field: A LEAP Forward

Notes from the Field: A LEAP Forward

Mona Ewees, former Teach with Africa fellow and teacher at KIPP Chicago, now works full-time at the LEAP School in Cape Town, South Africa. Someone asked me yesterday how Teach with Africa and the LEAP School have changed my life. My response was, “Uhhh…” It is so hard to describe the transformative journey I have […]

 
Notes from the Field: Man on a Mission

Notes from the Field: Man on a Mission

Deb Snyder, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, has a BS in Global Strategic Management and an MBA from Dominican University of California. Andisani Tsengiwe is a man with a mission. Having graduated from the LEAP School two years ago, he is now attending the University of Cape Town and working at LEAP as a student […]