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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 "Falling Objects," ninth graders Kiana F. and Glai T. share the results of their experiments with velocity. The research was originally conducted as an exercise for Guillermo Machado's mathematics class. Falling Down, Down, Down   There...

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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 "Exploring the side streets of Hiroshima," ninth grader Alexis M. highlights some of her favorite shops and restaurants located outside of Hiroshima's bustling Hondori shopping district. Side-stepping Hondori Anyone who visits or lives in Hiroshima quickly...

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Click to read 'It Continues' by Alexis M.   These final published copies of our "Graphic Novels for Change" were produced for a dual-school collaborative interdisciplinary unit between THINK Global School and Hiroshima International School called "Graphic Novels For Change." The purpose of the project was to combine narrative techniques, visual literacy skills and research to raise awareness about a human rights violation in the form of a graphic novel. The final versions can...

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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 an essay and accompanying audio for Nick Martino's Global Studies class, Danielle delves into whether convenience stores are so convenient that they do away with the need for basic human interaction. Japan as a country has...

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  Do you remember where you grew up? Was it a quiet little town with one church that everybody would visit? Or maybe you are from a bustling metropolis with so many houses of worship that you wouldn't know where to begin. A visit last year from author Steve Kluger set our students on the path of documenting their own childhoods. That project, titled "Where I Grew Up," is now...

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In “Cosmopolitan Greetings,” poet Allen Ginsberg uses snappy sentences to give the reader personal advice. His lack of rhyme scheme and emphasis on stream of consciousness gaps this work from the traditional structure of poetry. I took into consideration the many stylistic devices while writing my emulation "Multicultural Milkshake" for a recent assignment in IB Language & Literature (English). My intention was to give brief advice to students, TGS ones...

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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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Author's note: A little experimentation with stream of consciousness, and putting everything I have learned throughout the last three months living in Hiroshima into words. I came to this city with naïve opinions and assumptions, and they have been turned on upside down and rightside up again. Did my moral values change? Maybe. Am I still confused? You bet I am. But hey, it's all a learning curve. Red  ...

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  I saw fragments of people hovering between life and death I saw human canvas painted with black glistening bits and pieces of the charred human suit fell to the burning ground revealing everything underneath every thought every hope every dream every love every loss every hurt no longer protected by the melting mask enveloped by the never-ending fire it was beautiful like a distant star dying like cancer under...

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See the projects  Few countries on earth boast a culture as diverse and multifaceted as that of Japan, where modernity and tradition blend seamlessly. It’s a land where people take light speed rails to visit Shintō shrines, and oversized cell phones are viewed as the quintessential fashion accessory for a kimono. Gaining a deeper understanding of the Japanese culture through experiential learning has been a focal point for global studies,...

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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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