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In Art this term, Grade 10 students have been investigating and exploring some of the dominant styles of Indian painting. Using the epic tale The Ramayana as a common subject matter, we have investigated the characteristics of Patachitra, Patua, Madhubani and Mughal Miniature paintings. While analyzing a piece that depicts a moment from The Ramayana, students focus on three things: style, story and character. Initial research and analysis helps identify...

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While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be creative during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. In his piece “McKiller," which was created as a project for Lee ann Thomas' IB Visual Arts class, 11th grade student Isaac F. intertwines events from Indian history with the themes of evil and consumerism to create...

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(Note: Want to skip straight to the student reflections? Click here) If you look through our past locations, it is not a difficult task to name a long list of merits for each. Our current host country of India has proven to possess its own unique strengths, especially in terms of diversity. It is an amalgamation of many different cultures with each practicing their own languages, traditions and religions. This...

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While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be creative during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. In “What makes a traveler?” 12th grade student Megan K. asks just that while wondering if the knowledge she gained on a journey to the Ajanta and Ellora caves in Aurungabad will shape the rest of her...

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This year in my tenth grade Global Studies, we will be publishing an e-magazine called the World Wide Walkers every two weeks. My class is operating as an independent publishing company, in which the students will be paid in grades and have to work as a team to meet publishing deadlines. Through watching Michael Wood's phenomenal six-part documentary, The Story of India, my students gained a chronological overview of Indian...

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While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be creative during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. In “Defining the indefinable,” 11th grade student Emma D. recounts her experiences at the Ajanta and Ellora caves in Aurangabad, India, and how the trip helped her understand that the beauty in many of the destinations that...

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While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be creative during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. In “The Ajanta Caves as a modernized school,” 11th grade student Isaac F. uses his imagination and Google Sketchup to help illustrate how our modern classrooms bear a striking similarity to the Ajanta Caves. Can the Ajanta...

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While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be creative during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. In “Cycling, coconut boats and smiles” 10th grade student Sydney M. reflects upon the differences in her own American culture compared to that of the residents of Hampi, India, and although affluence is in short supply amongst...

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While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be creative during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. In “36 hours in Hampi,” 10th grade student Madeline S. brings the lively sights and sounds of Hampi, India to life through incredibly descriptive travel writing. Despite the large amount of time I have spent on a...

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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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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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