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This week, Nick Martino and his Grade 11 social and cultural anthropology students welcomed Alfonso Bonafede, a member of Italy’s Parliament, into their classroom to discuss the rise of populism and technology within Italian politics. During the conversation, Mr. Bonafede explained how political awareness is paramount in every society while indifference is deadly for democracy -- arguably never truer than right now. Alfonso Bonafede Is a member of the anti-establishment,...

(Editor's Note: The full TGS Symposium can be viewed at the bottom of the post) The first annual TGS Symposium was held in Athens at the end of our 2014/2015 school year. The theme, Legends to Legacies, was chosen as a way to showcase exemplary student work crafted during our time in Greece. As a humanities team, we decided it was important to discuss the progression of thought, starting from...

In part one of this blog, I discussed the application of the “competition, not collaboration” concept to my Global Studies and Global Issues classes at THINK Global School. Part two will identify how I have begun to apply it more effectively to my own teaching and professional life. It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.Marcus...

As the first term of our 2014-15 school year recently wound to a close in New Zealand, I looked through the student survey responses for my course and remembered one of my opening statements to the ninth and tenth grade students: “We run an educational model that is complicated but impressively different than most schools around the world. In order to set the foundation for optimal learning at our unique...

While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be creative during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. In an assignment for Nick Martino's IB social and cultural anthropology class, 11th grader River W. opens up about her own experiences with culture shock, and why it is best to be a traveler, not a tourist,...

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