8 ‘Little People’ Photos That Will Make You Smile

Terri Abadi (from America), recently arrived in Mpumalanga province with the usual: binoculars, bird-book, camera, bug spray, and plenty of back up storage cards for all the photos.

But there was more than the standard safari-gear. Think “digital” boogie boards, educational games, card games and stationery for Hazyview campus’s pioneering Open Learning Academy.

Here is what happened when the stowage was unpacked:

Hangman. Someone’s going to get chopped! We may be in the “digital” age but group boardgames are still so important, and often lacking in rural areas. We were so excited to share these new games that were brought across from the United States.

Hangman. Someone’s going to get chopped! We may be in the “digital” age but group boardgames are still so important, and often lacking in rural areas. We were so excited to share these new games that were brought across from the United States.

Teacher Crispen uses the Boogie Board writing tablets from the US for a quick-fire quiz.

Teacher Crispen uses the Boogie Board writing tablets from the US for a quick-fire quiz.

Pride and Tom in their element. These kids are in the Open Learning Academy everyday, working through educational apps on iPads, learning English on the desktop computers, and now, playing boardgames under the Digital Tree of Knowledge.

Pride and Tom in their element. These kids are in the Open Learning Academy everyday, working through educational apps on iPads, learning English on the desktop computers, and now, playing boardgames under the Digital Tree of Knowledge.

Lebo says: “Take a picture of me! But make it quick because I need to get back to my Memory Game”.

Lebo says: “Take a picture of me! But make it quick because I need to get back to my Memory Game”.

And he wins. UNO with Hansel, Sbu and Siyabonga at Good Work Foundation’s Open Learning Academy.

And he wins. UNO with Hansel, Sbu and Siyabonga at Good Work Foundation’s Open Learning Academy.

Thumbs up! A great afternoon in the Hazyview Open Learning Academy.

Thumbs up! A great afternoon in the Hazyview Open Learning Academy.

Group photo with Hazyview Open Learning Academy facilitators, Mr. T and Glenrose.

Group photo with Hazyview Open Learning Academy facilitators, Mr. T and Glenrose.

Lebo says: “One more of me, but let’s make it a selfie.”

Lebo says: “One more of me, but let’s make it a selfie.”

 

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