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WHY IB? TOK

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WHY IB? TOK

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  1. WHY IB?TOK Theory of Knowledge

  2. What AHS IB Students Are Saying… • “Truly mind blowing!” • “How to be a philosopher phase 1: Doubt Everything.” • “It gives you a different outlook on life; you get to look at life completely differently.” • “TOK questions really make me think, and as I do, I come up with more questions!” • “But how do you know we aren’t dreaming?” • “I miss TOK…”

  3. TOK Framework Knower | | Ways of Knowing | | Areas of Knowledge

  4. Is the glass half full or half empty?

  5. Neither!

  6. Top Two Reasons to Take TOK • Self Discovery • Learn about how, why, where, what and when we learn • Refines applicable critical thinking skills • Cross-Curricular Connections • Use specific subject knowledge to learn how they know what they know • Extends academia critical thinking skills

  7. Value of Taking TOK for the Student • Cultivate intellectual curiosity • Personal, Cultural, Global • Be aware of themselves as thinkers as they are encouraged to become more acquainted with the complexity of knowledge • Recognize the need to act responsibly in an increasingly interconnected but uncertain world • Develop skills and strategies for ascertaining truth

  8. IB Evaluations External Assessment – 40 points • TOK Essay • 1200 – 1600 words • Chosen from a list of 6 titles IB supplies Internal Assessment – 20 points • Oral Presentation – individual or group of 3 max • 10 minutes per student • Focus on a knowledge issue • Wide variety of presentation styles

  9. Life Long Learning…