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Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his […]

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Understanding How to write knowledge questions

Understanding How to write knowledge questions

Understanding how to recognize and write knowledge claims and knowledge questions are key skills in TOK! This skill however is novel to most students and thus takes some getting used to! In order to facilitate your understanding of how to do this, work through the […]

Application of Knowledge: What makes a Terror?

Application of Knowledge: What makes a Terror?

After reading and learning about the Terror during the French Revolution, it is important that you understand the etiology (cause) of the phenomena. Move through this learning activity in order to better understand the origin of oppression.

Technology and fake news: A psychological analysis of digital truth making

Technology and fake news: A psychological analysis of digital truth making

Move through the learning helper linked HERE in order to learn research, content and concepts related to the effects of technology on a cognitive process, specifically — Memory

Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev

Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev

As you learned during our unit on the enlightenment, utilitarianism is a school of moral thought that holds that an action is moral if it brings the greatest good to the greatest number of people. Consider this philosophy as you read Robespierre’s speech to the […]

What if Reality wasn’t Real? What if Donald trump was the most woke in the room?

What if Reality wasn’t Real? What if Donald trump was the most woke in the room?

What if the way Donald Trump perceives the world, self serving and existing entirely for his benefit, was reality? What if Donald Trump was the most woke man in the room? What if reality wasn’t real? What if seeing truth was a waste of time? […]

What is the Enlightenment? A primary source analysis of Kant’s 1784 essay

What is the Enlightenment? A primary source analysis of Kant’s 1784 essay

What was the enlightenment? Unlike many historical time periods that are characterized by a lack of awareness by the participants of actually being a part of a certain “period” of time or movement, the major players in the Enlightenment KNEW they were in the enlightenment […]

Application of Knowledge: Designing a Health Promotion PSA !

Application of Knowledge: Designing a Health Promotion PSA !

You’re lucky; you got to take IB psychology and learn all about BioPsychoSocial factors of healthy living and the risk factors associated with unhealthy living! But now you have to DO something with that knowledge! your task (assigned linked below) is to create a research […]

Understanding Models of Healthy Behaviour; and practicing critical thinking in an IB context

Understanding Models of Healthy Behaviour; and practicing critical thinking in an IB context

The goal of psychology is to use the discipline’s body of knowledge to increase human happiness and wellness thus it is important to understand how we can leverage that knowledge to do so. Health Behaviour Models are one way of understanding the elements of human […]