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Each term at THINK Global School features a wide array of guest speakers, student roundtable discussions and weXplore activities as we delve into the culture of our host country. Through the launch of our new podcast page, we now look forward to a new way of sharing these conversations with you. One of our main goals in launching a podcast page was to provide an effective audio-based medium that allows...

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  Creating Innovators Podcast Overview: International best-selling author Dr. Tony Wagner has created quite a stir in the world of education with his disruptive take that K-12 and college institutions are not consistently "adding the value and teaching the skills that matter most in the marketplace." In "Creating Innovators," Tony Wagner addresses this problem by stating that instead of prepping our children to be "college ready," we should prep them...

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  Social media and the Boston bombings Podcast Overview: Boston was a powerful place to swallow the impact of the terrorist attacks on April 15, 2013. While some students were in class, the grade 9 students were at the 117th Marathon cheering on the runners for the Alzheimer's Association but out of harm's way. On April 19th, the city's residents were asked to stay indoors while the dramatic hunt for...

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The syndrome of the silent majority Podcast Overview: On February 13th, 2013, Prince of Iran Reza Pahlavi met with the students of THINK Global School to discuss what he considers his biggest worry of the day: the syndrome of the silent majority. During the nearly 30-minute conversation, Pahlavi delivers a powerful oration on the political instability that holds the people of Iran, and many other repressed nations, captive today. Learn...

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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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