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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: Gone But Not Forgotten

Notes from the Field: Gone But Not Forgotten

Pam Baker, 2010 Teach with Africa Fellow, teaches English at High Tech High International in San Diego, CA. After a summer teaching in South Africa, the 2010 TwA Fellows returned to the US this week. Woke up for the last time in this great little apartment. While I was getting ready, sweet little Kevin came […]

 
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: Science Brought to Life

Notes from the Field: Science Brought to Life

Deb Snyder, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, has a BS in Global Strategic Management and an MBA from Dominican University of California. After so many days of clear weather, Wednesday dawned gray and foggy. This wasn’t a deterrent to Josh’s science class, though. [Josh Elder, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, is a teacher at KIPP […]

 
Notes from the Field: Home Away from Home

Notes from the Field: Home Away from Home

John Santos, 2010 Teach with Africa fellow, teaches Biology at High Tech High International in San Diego, CA. Let me mention the incredible experience that was/is my home-stay. I was placed with Mapulang [the principal at the LEAP School in Johannesburg]. In the beginning, I was hesitant to leave the flat that we’ve called home […]