Archive for: teaching team

 
 
Notes from the Field: A Night with John Gilmour

Notes from the Field: A Night with John Gilmour

Steve Le, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, is a teacher and co-director of the Service Learning program at Pacific Ridge School, in Carlsbad, CA. John Gilmour, founder of the LEAP Schools, met with all of the Teach With Africa fellows on Thursday. He opened the discussion by providing the context for intervention work in education, […]

 
Notes from the Field: The New Voices of Africa

Notes from the Field: The New Voices of Africa

Katie Burke, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, facilitates writing workshops at City College of San Francisco when she’s not teaching in South Africa. I have formed and facilitated a writers society at LEAP. My students’ words can be emotionally hard-hitting and painful to read; these young ones inspire me every day with their relentless truth […]

 
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: Teaching and Learning

Notes from the Field: Teaching and Learning

Jamie Brandt, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, teaches Environmental Science and Physics at the Branson School in California. Teaching with Ross is going very well. We have collaborated and developed new lessons that are hopefully better for the kids, and will be used again here next year. I am bringing some of them back to […]

 
Notes from the Field: Life in Langa

Notes from the Field: Life in Langa

Josh Elder, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, is a 7th and 8th grade teacher of Life Sciences at KIPP Philadelphia Charter School. Photo by Greg Lumley. Today marks Day 4 of Living in Langa. Each morning I wake up at 6:00 AM and get ready for the day. My host family consists of a grandmother, […]