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Following their ten day Rite of Passage in Northern England, our new students joined returning CM1 students in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, for the first term of the 2019-20 school year. During their time in BiH, students lived in the heart of Sarajevo’s Old Town, Baščaršija. One of Europe’s best kept secrets (although that secret is getting out), Sarajevo is always popular with our students, and they enjoyed finding chic...

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Each term at THINK Global School is an opportunity for our students to explore a new part of the world and learn firsthand about the social, cultural, economic, and environmental factors that define it. Most recently, our students wrapped up terms in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Changemaker Cohort 1) and China (Changemaker Cohort 2), the first of four countries they’ll live in over the course of the 2019-20 school year.  Rather...

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When Ava Ploeckelman explains her high school experience, it will sound quite different from most teenagers. She will have the friendships, the adventures, and the occasional teenage heartache. But Ava experienced it all as a student at Think Global School, an educational program that uses world travel as the classroom.

On September 4th, 2019, our CM1 students will be sharing their learning outcomes from their time in Bosnia & Herzegovina during our term-end project-based learning showcase. This term our students all participated in a reconciliation-themed module, developing creative ways to answer the driving question “How can we convey the complexities of ethnic and religious reconciliation through our experience of Bosnia and Herzegovina?” Students thought creatively and critically to answer this driving...

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It’s been almost nine years since Pema joined THINK Global School during our inaugural year, and since then she’s kept herself remarkably busy. After graduating from the University of Melbourne, Pema returned home to Bhutan to pursue her true passion: playing football, which she now does for the Bhutan’s Senior Women’s National team. Thanks to Pema for sharing what she’s been up to since graduating TGS, and good luck in...

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New students arriving at THINK Global School are in for a world of new experiences, as our Changemaker Curriculum is drastically different than the traditional curricula used at most high schools. Rather than sitting in classrooms while being instructed by a teacher, students at THINK Global School are expected to demonstrate agency and autonomy, working in teams to craft innovative solutions to our country-specific modules. They are also encouraged to...

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“The problem with conformity in education is that people are not standardized to begin with.” -Sir Kenneth Robinson One of the questions we are regularly asked these days is “How did you arrive at the Changemaker Curriculum?” This question is understandable given how ingrained standardized curricula continue to be at schools around the world. With the Changemaker Curriculum, we’ve taken a page out of Sir Ken Robinson’s playbook and done away...

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A native of Afghanistan, Jawed joined THINK Global School during our 2011 school year, where he experienced the ocean for the first time while in the Galápagos Islands, helped construct a school for members of the Palong hill tribe in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and took part in an epic Amazing Race across five major European cities to close the year. Jawed’s global mindedness and curiosity have only grown since that...

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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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THINK Global School is excited to announce the addition of James Wei to its Board of Trustees. James joins existing board members Joann McPike, Harald McPike, and Mark Benno in overseeing all strategic decisions regarding THINK Global School.  James was the founder and CEO of Worldview Technology Partners, a venture capital firm in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has helped guide many IT and Biotech companies to success.  Worldview...

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Let’s start things off with a question: When planning a vacation, do you opt for a trip where every aspect is meticulously planned? For example, do you only feel comfortable when there is a set amount of time for each activity -- an hour here for lunch, two hours here for a modern museum, perhaps an hour for the botanical gardens before arriving at your all-important dinner reservation? Or, on...

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Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging. - Joseph Campbell Another term is officially in the books here at THINK Global School. As we continue to weather the global storm that is the COVID-19 pandemic, we’d like to thank our educators and onsite support staff for all their hard work this year. They continue to put forth quality projects for our students to participate...

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