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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 […]

Paper 3 Q1: Study Guide

Paper 3 Q1: Study Guide

Download the following Paper 3 learning helper that is amazing and use it to study for paper 3 !!

Paper 3 Party !!!

Paper 3 Party !!!

Download the Specimen Paper 3 from the IB and complete for homework! We’ll discuss next class !!

Black Holes of Knowledge

Black Holes of Knowledge

We’ve all been there, “I’ll just watch one video” turns into ten and before you know it you’ve wasted an hour. This learning activity is designed to take advantage of our tendency to spiral down the youtube abyss but instead of wasting an hour, you […]

Math Can Mess Us Up: Statistics in the age of CaronaVirus

Math Can Mess Us Up: Statistics in the age of CaronaVirus

Mark Twain famously remarked, “There are three types of lies: lies damn lies and statistics.” We’ve all heard statistics thrown around relative to the Caronavirus: infection rate, death rate, probability. The problem is that we don’t have accurate intuition in regard to what these numbers […]

Independent research into Imperialism

Independent research into Imperialism

In order to better understand imperialism and its effects globally, engage in the learning helper linked HERE in which you’ll be required to research an example of imperialism and present the case to the class. In the process, you’ll also answer one of our four […]

What I have learned

What I have learned

Make a copy of the learning helper, WHAT I’VE LEARNED and work with your group to reflect on the past two years!

Party! Flashcard making party food signup here ya’ll!

Party! Flashcard making party food signup here ya’ll!

Sign up to bring food etc. to our Flashcard Making Party HERE

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.