Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
AS OUR 9TH AND 10TH grade students move through their studies and creep closer to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), THINK Global School is providing opportunities like this one to help prepare them for the task ahead. Matthew Albert visited TGS and PTIS on February 17th, 2012 to talk about his experience with the IBDP and how his CAS project directed his life goals from that point on.
Students walked away with a better understanding of how their education can pave the way for their future endeavors. And with advice like “how to eat an elephant,” Matthew also provided perspective on how to tackle the incredible work load of the IBDP.
The only way that you can eat an elephant is to break it down into very small bits, eat each small bit, and eventually you will have gone through the whole thing.