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"At 14:46 this afternoon there will be a school-wide two-minute silence to mark the third anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake: teachers will be asked to switch off classroom lights, and everyone is asked to reflect silently on the suffering of those involved in the earthquake as well as what we can all do to support those who experience such natural disasters." TGS students heard this announcement over the...

This past weekend, our students participated in a TGS first: choosing their own weXplore adventures across India. I, along with the other teachers, presented them with eight different options to choose from, each offering unique content and curricular ties. The students had narrowed these options down to five by the time the weekend arrived, and we sent them in different sized groups to all parts of India. Two of the...

(Note: Want to skip straight to the student reflections? Click here) If you look through our past locations, it is not a difficult task to name a long list of merits for each. Our current host country of India has proven to possess its own unique strengths, especially in terms of diversity. It is an amalgamation of many different cultures with each practicing their own languages, traditions and religions. This...

7 blunders of the world   Politics without principle. Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice.   How does this relate to you, TGS, or our world?    Gandhi Jayanti is a worldwide celebration of the birth of India's "Great Soul" Mohandas K. Gandhi. This is not only an Indian holiday, as it is also observed by the United...

This year in my tenth grade Global Studies, we will be publishing an e-magazine called the World Wide Walkers every two weeks. My class is operating as an independent publishing company, in which the students will be paid in grades and have to work as a team to meet publishing deadlines. Through watching Michael Wood's phenomenal six-part documentary, The Story of India, my students gained a chronological overview of Indian...

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