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It is rare for a high school alumni to connect with their past teachers and interview them regarding their current and inspiring work. As an alumni ambassador for THINK Global School, I had a chance to interview Ambika Dani, my math teacher and very good friend,as I had heard about her new project to start a charter school in San Antonio, Texas. As always, it was inspiring to talk to...

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What was your biggest fear post-TGS graduation? Not knowing whether what I was doing was the right choice. I was quite overwhelmed and uncertain about my decisions and especially about how my whole gap year would look like. But choosing to let go of the high expectations I had set for myself and focus on only one thing first, which was my internship, helped me get a hold of my...

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During her recent term in Mumbai, India, THINK Global School student Julia G. discovered newfound understandings while learning about revered Hindu gods such as Shiva and Brahma. In her essay “How Shiva and Brahma Taught Me to Be a Skeptical Believer,” she inspires us to transform our own perspectives by deviating from traditional ideologies and creating space for new ideas to flourish. My parents moved to Valle de Bravo, a...

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For the budding photographers among our ranks, our From Zero to Infinity project-based learning module provided the perfect opportunity to hone their skills in a country that’s always ready for its closeup. Students were tasked with answering the question “How can we use photography to visualize math?” by producing a photo exhibition that visually depicts a selection of the mathematical innovations of India, from zero to infinity; from handicrafts to...

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The way people go about exploring fundamental questions forges their daily habits. When people delve into questions like “Who am I?” and “Who are we?” they generate traditions that conceive and foster cultural identity. Each question can only be analyzed through the lens of the other in order to achieve balance in the individual and the community. The second quest revolves instead around the pursuance of growth through developing our...

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Rishikesh is the place where the purest water for many falls from the Himalayas and joins five other rivers forming the renowned  "Ganga-ji” or “Ganges river." For those who don't know, the Ganga river is one of the most sacred rivers for many religions like Hinduism and Buddhism. It flows mainly through Rishikesh and Varanasi, two of the holiest cities in India. In Hinduism, there is the belief that if...

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“It is not a place to see, but a place to feel,” The place to feel has three names, And two rivers meeting one, And twelve people looking for something, And a few people finding it in 5+ packets of coffee And at the bottom of the test tube, We found it, We knew what we were trying to find, Confirmation.   In the place before, The place where statues...

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The weXplore trip has offered me an opportunity to study more about water situation in terms of culture and society as well as to explore India. Landing in New Delhi, the first thing we did was to get on a bus and make our way to the Centre of Science and Technology, where our guest speaker Ms. Ranjita Menon explained to us the problem concerning septic tanks, a tank used...

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What a week. The first thing I did when arriving home (oops I mean the hotel), was lay flat on my bed for a solid twenty minutes doing nothing. Nothing, it felt energizing to do absolutely nothing. Four hotels in five nights, in three different cities. The trip really pushed me to be flexible, adaptable and to develop my ‘go with the flow’ attribute which I, at times, greatly lack....

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The economics and e-commerce module set out to understand the new age of Indian economics. Over the past five weeks students have learned and experienced the entire economic spectrum of India, from rural to urban and from low-tech to high tech. The student experience mirrored India’s economic transformation from spinning wheel to fiber-optic cable. This past week students did a deep dive into the world of high tech India in...

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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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