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...Read More
Podcast Overview: Since its introduction in 1968, the International Baccalaureate® (IB) has seen widespread adoption throughout the world, with over 3,600 schools in 146 countries now utilizing its curriculums in the classroom. The challenging programmes are well known for their high quality of education, and enrolled students, like those at THINK Global School, are cultivated into independent learners with advanced critical thinking skills over the course of their IB education.
On February 17, 2012, IB graduate/advocate and SAIL Program founder Matthew Albert spoke to the students of THINK Global School about his experiences with the IB Diploma Programme and its Creativity, Action and Service requirement, which he credits for helping shape his global view and for prepping him to succeed in our increasingly diverse world.