Through watching Michael Wood’s phenomenal documentary, The Story of India, the students gain a chronological overview of Indian history.

In episode one, “Michael Wood takes us from the tropical heat of South India to the Ganges plain and from Pakistan and the Khyber Pass out to Turkmenistan where dramatic new archaeological discoveries are changing our view of the migrations that have helped make up Indian identity.” (http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/about/episode_summaries/1/)

While watching, the students took copious notes to determine which part of the story they would like to investigate further. We held a boardroom meeting after the film to discuss ideas, and brainstorm potential projects for Issue #1.

The students then narrowed down a research question, and got to work. After spending two weeks, researching, interviewing, creating, and learning new programs, I am happy to share with you the World Wide Walkers debut Issue, appropriately titled, Beginnings.

Nick Martino

Chief Educating Officer

World Wide Walkers

THINK Global School


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s