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...Read More
With any diverse group of students, it is difficult to find activities that everyone will enjoy engaging in. Some dislike swimming, while others might not be too found of long hikes. There is one activity however, that all THINK Global School students seem to love: singing. Given the traveling nature of the school, the ability for students to gather in a circle for a few songs can make anywhere feel like home pretty quickly. While some of these songs can be emotional in nature, many are lighthearted as seen in the following video from The TGS Amazing Race.
Taken at the Lennon Wall in Prague, Czech Republic, the footage (courtesy of mathematics teacher Ambika Dani) captures the students reciting the words to The Beatle’s classic “Let It Be” to complete a challenge. Once the students located the song lyrics inscribed on the graffiti-laden wall, it was their turn to belt out a rendition: