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Yada and her classmates pose during their first term at THINK Global School (2010) The glass breaks, and all that is left are splinters. The world, everything really, is a carefully constructed glass dome where the laws of gravity apply. The "TGS Bubble" is sometimes taken metaphorically, but in many cases we are in a bubble. Because while IAs, IB, IBLL FOAs, and all these abbreviations may seem to be...

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The following post was written by 12th grade student Yada P. following her recent appearance as a speaker at TEDxChiangMai. Learn more about the subject of Yada's talk at Light Footsteps Dance Initiative.   "When I was six, I was mute." Those were the words that started off what would be an 11-minute-long talk, words coming out of slightly trembling lips. A clicker in my left hand and dance shoes...

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The following press article was written by 11th grader Yada P. during the Global Classrooms Model United Nations, which was held on May 16-18, 2013. To learn more about the event and see other examples of Yada’s articles, you can view Ambika Dani’s full write-up here. Mr. Rafal Szczurowski, professor at the City University of New York (CUNY) and City Hall, spoke for the Historical Security Council. In his presentation,...

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Since the inception of Wrists for Rights, our overarching goal has been to leave a self-sustaining footprint on the communities that THINK Global School visits during the school year. Recently we received word that our actions had resulted in just that, and the feeling of joy for those that have benefited from our actions is hard to contain. We received the following letter from Mickey Choothesa, the Executive Director for...

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With only a little bit of flour, cornflakes, condensed milk, chocolate, oatmeal, apple, and honey, Hannah, Alice, and Maya, three of TGS's most talented bakers, whipped up amazing delicacies. In two hours, chocolate muffins, apple crumble, caramelized apples, brownies, and chocolate cake appeared on the plates. Hannah reflected: Even though we were lacking in some of the major ingredients, it was okay because we were doing it for a cause....

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This is where the students have free creative reign to make what they want to make. This is a place where we remember the past, cherish the present, and look ahead. What more can be said? It's the first THINK Global School e-magazine! -ventures-hasta-luego Edited by Yada, Hannah, Charis, and Rebecca If the above magazine doesn't work on your device, find this Hasta Luego! issue on issuu or try opening...

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"The children are our future." A'ntonia said, her eyes staring off, distant. "If we don't start educating and preparing our children, whether they're black, white, or yellow, we would only be ruining our future." In many places, like Israel and North Korea, children are stripped of their rights. These include the right to play and the freedom of expression. One of those deprived children might be the one with the...

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While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be introspective during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. Below you can find the reflections of our grade 10 student from Thailand, Yada, who provides a stirring poem detailing the consequences that result from war.   Silence Silence snakes its way through our words The courageous,...

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Class of 2014 student Yada P. reports on a lecture event with Tony Wagner, a renowned educator focused on transforming education for the 21st century. Yada describes his visiting presence at THINK Global School in Thailand and points from the presentation, found below for viewing and download. WE HAD SEEN HIM in the back of the class, walking around, watching us. With a shock of peppered white hair and a...

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María Virginia Farinango is a co-author of the grade 10 summer reading assignment in 2011. The students were fortunate enough to witness the muse and co-author of this moving story in person. Yada notes her highlights from the lecture. IT WAS HER DREAM for her story to be told. After meeting Laura Resau in a university where she was learning English, they became friends and began the talks that would...

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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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Greetings TGS, Long time reader, first time blogger here. Some of you may have noticed that I can be a little patriotic... My friends in Abu Dhabi used to joke that New Zealand has "small country" syndrome because it is always determined to be the best. I think like the Canadians, we are determined not to be seen as the same as our more populated neighbours. With that in mind...

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