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.
A real-world example of the overlap between TOK and computer science featuring quantum computer pioneer Prof. Artur Ekert, University of Oxford & National University of Singapore.
Neuroscientist Jennifer Groh, Duke University, describes a real-world example of how technology can be used to provide evidence for theories in the natural sciences.
TOK Sampler Knowledge and Politics features Prof. Brian Epstein, Tuft University, examining how observation of political behaviour might be able to invalidate our political models.
Get a preview of Ideas Roadshow’s new TOK Sampler called Knowledge & Language which has been created to support one of the new optional themes featuring linguist Prof. Carol Padden, UC San Diego.
A real-world example of the relevance of TOK-related thinking in biology and economics featuring Prof. Frans de Waal, Emory University.
Learn about one of the new optional themes by watching an excerpt from Ideas Roadshow’s new TOK Sampler ‘Knowledge & Indigenous Societies’ featuring Carol Dweck, Stanford University.
The real-world relevance of theory of knowledge principles in today’s pandemic highlighted by an insightful article by epidemiologist Dr John Ioannidis, Stanford University.
In Part 2 of The Map as Metaphor, guest author Daryl Hitchcock extends maps as a metaphor to the different Areas of Knowledge.
Guest author Daryl Hitchcock, TOK Department Chair at Leysin American School, provides us with a detailed account on how a map can be used as a helpful metaphor for examining knowledge in TOK.
Ideas Roadshow’s first live online TOK event focuses on the upcoming changes to the TOK curriculum and the origins of TOK.
Integrating TOK in history featuring Prof. David Cannadine, Princeton University. In what ways does historical knowledge progress?
Three more key points that students should take into account in the construction of their TOK essay – no matter which title they have chosen.
How does contact with other cultures change our own? TOK integration in World Religions featuring the enlightening research done by Prof. David Hollinger, UC Berkeley.
Key points that students should take into account in the construction of their TOK essay – no matter which title they have chosen.
TOK integration in physics featuring astrophysicist Scott Tremaine, Institute for Advanced Study: To what extent can we determine if what we observe is an inevitable consequence of a fundamental law or simply happenstance?
Exploring the key notion of necessary and sufficient conditions and the difference between “depending” and “wholly depending”.
TOK integration in psychology: Prof. Matthew Walker on the nature of appropriate evidence for a scientific theory. Under what circumstances do authority figures inhibit the development of knowledge?
Navigating various nuances and concepts associated with PT 5, in particular how a divergence of views correlates with areas of knowledge.
TOK Integration across the DP curriculum featuring Prof. Elyn Saks, University of Southern California: How do we know when common societal stereotypes are false?