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It’s been almost four full years since Class of 2015 alum Liisa Toomus graduated from THINK Global School, and it’s clear the curiosity for new cultures she nurtured during her time here has only continued to grow. From attending uni in England to studying Spanish in Mexico to embarking on new job opportunities in Madrid, here’s a look at the continually evolving life of Liisa T. Hi Liisa, can you...

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Charis Smuthkochorn was one of fifteen students to join THINK Global School during our inaugural year in 2010, and one of fourteen students who hold the honor of being a member of our first graduating class. Charis’s four-year THINK Global School journey spanned six continents and over 12 countries, including a term in her home country of Thailand, where she once again resides. Hi Charis, can you tell us what...

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If you are new to THINK Global School's approach to learning, some of the terms we use might seem as foreign as the places our students call home. But that’s ok — we’re here to help clear things up! One term in particular that all prospective students and their parents should become familiar with is learning targets, and in this post we’ll explain what they are, and why they are...

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After spending five weeks at home with their family and friends following their inaugural TGS term in Botswana, our Changemaker Cohort 2 students set our for the second term of their school year: eight weeks in Mumbai, India. If India and Botswana sound like polar opposites, well, that’s because in many ways they are. We choose to start the year in Botswana due to its simplicity — it’s the perfect...

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As the world’s first traveling high school, change is something that we have become intimately familiar with. Since THINK Global School opened eight years ago, our students have been leaving their hometowns behind every few months to live and learn firsthand in four different countries per year, gaining a truly international education through place- and project-based learning in the process.

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1) Hi Yada, can you tell us what you’ve been up to since graduating in 2014? A lot of exploring and a lot of humbling experiences. For the past four years, I have been working towards degrees in computer science and mathematics at Wellesley College. I actually came into college as a creative writer, but realized engineering is a way to actually build the worlds that I wrote about. I’ve...

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Looking back, it’s hard to believe it was just a little over a month ago that we put the finishing touches on another extraordinary school year. During a cool summer evening in Bilbao, Spain, we watched as the 13 graduates pictured above stood on stage and reflected on their shared experiences, revealing deep bonds that were forged across many countries, incredible excursions, shared meals, and late night IB study sessions....

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Last week the THINK Global School Class of 2018 joined over 165,000 students worldwide in receiving their IB examination results, and for a fifth straight year, THINK Global School students outperformed the worldwide average and exceeded international benchmarks. Some figures: 100% of THINK Global School students who sat the exams received their IB Diploma, far surpassing the international pass rate in 2017 of 78%. 100% of THINK Global School students...

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Reason number 148,949 why it’s good to be Japanese: With an average life span of 83.7 years, people in Japan continue to outlive those in every other country, and Japan has now ranked #1 in life expectancy for over twenty years. Most experts agree that the Japanese diet of fish, vegetables, and fruit plays a major role in this longevity, but this steady consumption of seafood comes at a price:...

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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...

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With THINK Global School’s term in Bosnia and Herzegovina recently concluded, we thought we’d share a few interesting facts about the heart-shaped country with you. Whether you are working on a school project or planning a trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina yourself, we hope you find these seven facts useful!! Fact #1) Sarajevo was the first city in Europe with a full-time electric tram Trams have a long history in...

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Last month, during our UK weXplore, I took fourteen students to get fitted for kilts at the Highland House of Fraser in Inverness, Scotland. I must say, each time I plan an activity involving traditional dress I get a mixed bag of looks and reactions from my colleagues and students on whether donning cultural dress is acceptable or disrespectful. Hopefully through this blog I can clarify my opinions on the...

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