The story of the Derveni Papyrus, the oldest surviving European manuscript, and the wide range of fascinating related research topics to explore.
Highlighting different ways of looking at PT 3 with specific suggestions for students while exploring how we can be sure that we think that something matters.
The real-world connection between TOK and physics featuring Prof. Justin Khoury, University of Pennsylvania: Under what circumstances can examining the past help guide future discoveries?
Research ideas: investigating the phenomenon of “phantom limb pain” which can be used to probe a wealth of issues related to the structure of our brains.
Investigating the different nuances and concepts associated with TOK essay prescribed title #2 for May 2020 with specific suggestions for students.
The real-world connection between TOK and mathematics featuring Prof. James R. Brown, University of Toronto: How do we know when something has been mathematically proved and what role does intuition play?
Prof. Michael Berry, UCLA, discusses the impact of the decision by the Chinese government to simplify Chinese characters in an effort to raise literacy rates.
Exploring various nuances and concepts associated with TOK essay prescribed title #1 for May 2020 with specific suggestions for students.
An example of the real-world overlap between TOK and music featuring renowned acoustician and violinmaker Joseph Curtin.
Interdisciplinary research ideas related to the famous equation that Frank Drake developed to best assess the likelihood of extraterrestrial intelligence in the universe.
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.
Integrating TOK across the DP curriculum: the overlap between TOK and psychology, language and media featuring the insights of renowned psychologist Carol Dweck, Stanford University.
Fascinating research ideas for global politics with related authoritative Ideas Roadshow IBDP video and print resources featuring renowned political scientists.
In this post, we urge students to consider which of the May 2020 TOK essay prescribed titles best correspond to their current interests.
Integrating TOK across the DP curriculum: eminent historian Sir John Elliott, Oxford, gives us a real-world example of how imagination can directly assist the knowledge process.
Ellen Bialystok describes her fascinating work on the link between bilingualism and Alzheimer’s disease.
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.