The undergraduate students (Anna, Emily, Rachel and Ronisha) of our Study Abroad group have been assigned to the W. B. Tshume Primary School for their internships. The graduate students (Amber, Cali, Jaimee and I) have been assigned to the Charles Duna Primary School for our internships. All of us have been assigned to work in Grade R (Readiness), which is the old pre-school and designed to help 4/5 year olds to become familiar with the big school environment.
Jaimee and I have been assigned to Ms. Koleka Ndzuta’s class, who teaches along with a Teacher Aide a class of close to 60 students.
On Friday, September 06 Prof (as Dr. Murphy is known in South Africa) brought in her laptop and computer and showed the kids nursery rhymes from youtube.com and they LOVED it! We had to use the ceiling as the screen.