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(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...

WHEN STROLLING THROUGH the trendy Buenos Aires Puerto Madero neighborhood, instances of modernity abound. Finely-tuned European cars sit in front of lavish glass condos, status symbols for the affluent Argentines lucky enough to afford them. Such items are not the norm in Argentina, however, and the government in particular has struggled with the complexities associated with the modern era. Poor leadership, corruption, and economic instability are all issues that have...

IN AN EFFORT TO deeply understand our host country, I chose to teach a unit on cultural identity to both the 9th and 10th grade classes. In Global Studies class, students studied Argentine identity through the lenses of Tango, futbol, and the iconic gaucho. Throughout each of these three lenses, the students gained an appreciation of Argentine passion, individuality, machismo. Field trips were selected and organized by Yosefa Gilon, Logistics...

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