TOK Lesson 1 review. Who is in the center of the TOK diagram? How many areas of knowledge are there? How many ways of knowing are there ?. What do you think is the relationship between the TOK diagram and the IB diagram? Notice anything????. Assessment Your TOK marks are calculated out of
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TOK Lesson 1 review
Who is in the center of the TOK diagram?
How many areas of knowledge are there?
How many ways of knowing are there?
What do you think is the relationship between the TOK diagram and the IB diagram?
Your TOK marks are calculated out of
10 minute individual presentation
Internally marked and moderated
Topic decided by student
40 points 20 points
by Christmas of 2ndyear
The central question of TOK is..
What is knowledge?
With a partner, write a brief paragraph that explains what you think TOK is, and what benefit you think that taking TOK is supposed to have for IB students
Course objectives (possible)
To engage students to question and reflect on their knowledge so that they will:
Develop intellectual honesty & rigour
Critically examine knowledge claims(can you back it up!)
Understand how human knowledge is constructed, connected, renewed and interpreted
Understand strengths & limitations of different perspectives
Take responsibility for what they know
Getting started with the
Areas of Knowledge
Imagine that you were interviewing an expert in each of the 6 areas of knowledge.
What do you think each expert would say knowledge is in their area?
Give an example of what they would say it means to know something in their subject.