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If there is one thing our students all share in common, it’s that they really, really love scavenger hunts. Whether meandering through the side streets of Tokyo looking for their next epic clue or rummaging through the library of our host school, they are guaranteed to be all in. (Geocaching, likewise, has also been embraced with extreme enthusiasm. If you aren’t familiar with this global phenomenon, we highly recommend you...

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(Editor's Note: The full TGS Symposium can be viewed at the bottom of the post) The first annual TGS Symposium was held in Athens at the end of our 2014/2015 school year. The theme, Legends to Legacies, was chosen as a way to showcase exemplary student work crafted during our time in Greece. As a humanities team, we decided it was important to discuss the progression of thought, starting from...

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“But, everyone speaks English anyway!” I forgive you if you’ve ever said this phrase. You may not want nor need my forgiveness, but you have it anyway. Let me tell you why. As a teacher of modern foreign languages, I am accustomed to understanding people when I travel. For instance, when I traveled around Latin America a couple of years ago, it was a breeze. Likewise, when I visit France...

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“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill Nineteen-year-old Australia native Xavier di Petta has a keen understanding of this famous quote regarding history, as well as the social platforms, like Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, that his fellow millennials flock to. Along with his business partner Kyle Cameron, Xavier has been using social media to expose millions of followers to bite-sized history...

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While enrolled at THINK Global School, students are encouraged to be creative during the course of their studies and travels. When the students document these thoughts, we are often delighted with the results. In ‘Am I interesting?’, tenth grader Kiana F. ponders the reasoning behind her desire to continuously travel, and whether it is to tied to making her own persona more interesting. ‘Am I interesting?’ first appeared on Kiana’s...

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Obesity rates these days are a cause for concern the world over, and the trend is one that only looks to get worse in the years to come. As the serving sizes of high calorie foods have increased dramatically, so have the rates of diabetes, cancer, and high blood pressure in those who indulge too frequently. Due to the ample amounts of fresh fish, leafy vegetables, and olive oil that...

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How do you make the most of your time at THINK Global School? It’s a simple question, one that invariably elicits a different response from each of our students based on their current location. In some countries, the natural beauty of the great outdoors have unlimited appeal, while in others the charms of the city are too much to pass up. Bearing this in mind, 11th grader Sabrina D. came...

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The following high school reflection first appeared on THINK Global School senior Isaac Forsland’s blog Isaacforsland.com as “A changemaker’s life list.” Well, have you crossed everything off your bucket list yet? I usually have an active imagination, but at the time I was in the midst of packing and drew a blank. It was April, and the Alberta air was just starting to recover from a mildly cold winter. Blue sky...

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Two weeks removed from recreating The Odyssey, our ninth, tenth, and eleventh graders are heading back out on the road to continue exploring our host country of Greece. Where to this time, you ask? We’ll be heading south across the Gulf of Corinth to spend six full days traversing the Peloponnese peninsula. The Peloponnese peninsula’s natural beauty and rich cultural history make it an attractive location for place-based learning, and...

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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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