TOK is the lynchpin of the entire Diploma Programme, the one course that truly separates it from every other high school curriculum and the one with the greatest potential to truly change a student’s life.
Exploring how PT3 maintains that the most useful aspect of the categorization scheme of developing distinct “areas of knowledge” lies in its potential of combining them.
TOK Essay PT3 and the implications of the subjective aspects of the acts of “concealment” and “revelation” that lie at the heart of the claim.
A detailed interpretation of TOK prescribed title 3 while highlighting helpful ideas for the structure and related resources for a successful TOK essay.
Unpacking TOK prescribed title 1 by identifying key concepts and nuances while highlighting a number of concrete approaches for an excellent TOK essay.
Prof. Uta Frith, UCL, describes how the hypothesis that childhood vaccines are linked to autism, while initially plausible, was subjected to rigorous scientific testing and found to be false.
To what extent is the popularity of a procedure related to its validity? In Musical Illusions, Prof. Diana Deutsch describes how the celebrated Octave Illusion can be directly applied to the wold of clinical medicine.
TOK In Action: historian of religion Nile Green, UCLA, describes the profound disconnect he experienced between what he had read about Sufism and what he personally encountered when he began to visit Sufi shrines.
Ideas Roadshow’s first live online TOK event focuses on the upcoming changes to the TOK curriculum and the origins of TOK.
Three more key points that students should take into account in the construction of their TOK essay – no matter which title they have chosen.
Key points that students should take into account in the construction of their TOK essay – no matter which title they have chosen.
Exploring the key notion of necessary and sufficient conditions and the difference between “depending” and “wholly depending”.
Navigating various nuances and concepts associated with PT 5, in particular how a divergence of views correlates with areas of knowledge.
Tackling prescribed title 4 while exploring the difference between an analytic approach and plunging into the world of analogies.
Investigating the different nuances and concepts associated with TOK essay prescribed title #2 for May 2020 with specific suggestions for students.
Words matter: we examine the wording of each of the May 2020 prescribed titles in an effort to help guide students towards key TOK concepts associated with each one.
One good way to help students decide which of the May 2020 TOK essay prescribed titles is for them is by contemplating why those titles were chosen to begin with.