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With our 2012-13 school year sadly drawing towards its end, we can now gleefully reminisce on all that our students and faculty accomplished as they made their way across three continents. Our academic adventure began in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and to commemorate his experiences in the "Paris of the South," Global Studies teacher Nick Martino recently launched an iTunes U course entitled "Understanding the Argentine Identity." Understanding the Argentine Identity...

(Editor's Note: The following post coincides with our Fall 2012 Buenos Aires term, when we visited the Estancia La Candelaria to learn more about gaucho life past and present). In the Americas, few professions are romanticized quite like that of the cowboy. Images of rugged men dashing about on broncos have earned a place in both North and South American history, the hardships of their chosen lifestyle masked by the...

Gears. Wheels. Motors. When used in conjunction, these components can be used to create elaborate robotic devices with endless capabilities. Even better, companies like LEGO have taken robotics out of the confines of high tech laboratories and made them readily available to anyone with the desire to create and learn. THINK Global School science teacher Jarret Voytilla has taken this concept to heart and into the classroom to teach his...

The following editorial was written by ResLife Advisor Monique Lefebvre upon her return from THINK Global School's visit to Iguazú National Park. Additional reflections on the state of Iguazú National Park by the students and faculty of TGS, can be found in our video, "Should we be at Iguazú Falls?" Iguazú National Park, straddling the borders between Brazil and Argentina, is an awe-inspiring location centered around Iguazú Falls, one of...

After seeing our students' responses to a mini-unit on Indigenous Rights and our weXplore meeting with the Guarani people at their village of Fortin Mborore, I felt compelled to begin a unit on the multitude of human rights issues that exist throughout our world. The Guarani peoples, for example, have long struggled with their treatment in both Brazil and Argentina as they are forcefully removed from their land.    ...

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