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Watch the talk: Hi, I’m Brando. Thanks for visiting! I’ve just finished my epic solo 8,000 kilometer adventure around the New Zealand coastline; walking, swimming, kayaking, rafting, and some other crazy stuff. I was living off the land, the sea, and at times, the kindness of others as I traveled around New Zealand’s beautiful and rugged coastline, raising over $32,000 for the Ronald McDonald House charity. Now I’m ready for...

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Travis Cole Marcum is a former United States Marine who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2006. Travis received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device for his service. Travis is an avid traveler and has visited 44 countries on six continents since 2006; he has no plans on slowing down. Travis is from the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky, but he now resides in Chicago, Illinois,...

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Dr. Paul Moon is professor of history at the Faculty of Maori Development -Te Ara Poutama- at AUT University in Auckland, where he has taught since 1993. His specialist areas of research include the Treaty of Waitangi, and the early period of Crown rule in New Zealand. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in History and Political Studies, a Master of Philosophy degree with distinction,...

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In 2009, Katharina Beckmann, Stefanie Gerke and Nele Heinevetter founded NICHE BERLIN in reaction to a fascinating phenomenon: new urban developments and artist initiatives rarely make it into guided tours. By necessity, art and architecture lovers tend to visit only the well-known galleries and buildings in Berlin. Of course, it’s the newest trends and developments that offer deeper insights and appeal most to experts and connoisseurs. The idea for Niche...

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Stan and Marlene Waxman are co-founders of Communication Changes Lives, a business dedicated to helping people move from where they are to where they dream of being. They studied at the University of Miami Medical School of Medicine and achieved the designation of Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Psychology. They are Certified Life Coaches and trained in Medical and Eriksonian Hypnotherapy. They also serve on the board of TGS. In their...

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In 2009, Rob founded IMCOLOURBLIND Incorporated, an innovative Australian charity that has worked to advance non-discrimination and cultural inclusivity. IMCOLOURBLIND Inc. has advocated through social awareness campaigns in high schools and universities; developed libraries in refugee detention centres around Australia; promoted meaningful messages through fashion; and created intercultural dialogue opportunities. Truly a global citizen, Rob has travelled to 30 different countries around the world. In 2008, Rob received a full...

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Carolin came to study History and Communication Sciences at the Freie University of Berlin in 2005. Now holding a Masters degree in Public History, Carolin’s main focus has been on intercultural historical learning and the mediation of multiple narratives in multicultural societies, in the field of German and European history. Public historians recognize the high media interest in history and take the growing social importance of museums, memorials and other...

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Are you interested in applying to THINK Global School but aren’t quite sure if it’s right for you? That’s OK! It’s a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. To help you in your application process, we’ve put together a list of five things we feel every applicant to THINK Global School should know. We hope you find them helpful.  1) You’ll gain an education by living and learning in the...

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Term One is officially in the books! Our CM1 community was based in Sabah, Malaysia's capital city of Kota Kinabalu, which serves as a gateway to the island's many natural splendors. Beaches, reefs, mountains, and rainforests became a classroom for students as they became familiar with the beliefs, practices, and traditions shaping modern Sabah. Students attended hands-on sessions during the term with four prevalent ethnicities: Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Indigenous....

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Sabah is playing the role of a “classroom” for 34 international students as they spend two months learning about the State’s diversity and acquiring fresh experiences that they may incorporate into their lives back home. The students, aged between 15 and 17, are from the New York-based Think Global School – the world’s first traveling high school. They live and study in a different country every semester, engaging in place-based and project-based learning pertinent to the nations they visit.

 

 

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The THINK Global School Leadership Team is delighted to announce the July 2022 launch of the THINK Learning Studio, a global innovation, consulting, and professional training center focused on interdisciplinary real-world learning. The launch of this initiative is a statement from both the Board and Leadership Team of TGS's commitment to spreading the methodology of the Changemakers® Program and our continued faith in the project-based learning format. The Studio team hopes...


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Hi Amethyst, tell us a bit about yourself.  I am a passionate educator with three years of experience, and I’ve just finished my first year with TGS. I specialize in the humanities, particularly history and writing. Before joining TGS, I completed a Master's degree where I researched contextual learning and focused on adolescent psychology during my undergraduate education. Outside of the educational space, I enjoy music, dancing, yoga, card games,...

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Where and how do you learn? How do you develop a passion for curiosity? How do you keep your mind open to new people, ideas, and possibilities? These are all questions being faced by educators and students as our world gains a more global context.  For a rare few who are lucky enough to have talented and equally curious teachers, this might happen in the confines of the classroom. But...

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 Hi Andy, tell us a bit about yourself. I grew up in the beautiful industrial city of Birmingham, and after a career in mental health work and various bits and bobs, I qualified to become a teacher. After a few years in the UK, I moved to the British Virgin Islands (which many viewed as an improvement even on Birmingham!) and from there on to Switzerland, my first stint at...

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1. Hi Maxim. It's been two years now since you graduated from THINK Global School. What have you been up to in that time?  Since graduating from TGS, I have been attending the University of Toronto studying mineral (mining) engineering. I know you might be asking why, out of all engineering, I chose mineral engineering? It's because I want to throw myself into the space mining industry. I figured it...

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Another school year is coming to a close at THINK Global School, which means graduation is right around the corner for the Class of 2021. And while their academic experience was different than previous classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of our graduates continually demonstrated the characteristics we value so much as a community: perseverance, continual improvement, a thirst for knowledge, and the practicing of environmentalism, to name a...

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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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Greetings TGS, Long time reader, first time blogger here. Some of you may have noticed that I can be a little patriotic... My friends in Abu Dhabi used to joke that New Zealand has "small country" syndrome because it is always determined to be the best. I think like the Canadians, we are determined not to be seen as the same as our more populated neighbours. With that in mind...

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