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Dopamine and Behaviour: Neuro Rap Resources

Dopamine and Behaviour: Neuro Rap Resources

Research on Dopamine to be used for your neuro raps below!!! Dopamine and motivation and drug use Dopamine and Happiness Dopamine and Impulsive behaviour

The Body Ritual of the Nacirema

The Body Ritual of the Nacirema

Read this description of the Nacirema linked here as our intro into Indigenous Knowledge Systems

A how to guide to knowledge question creation

A how to guide to knowledge question creation

Writing, and answering, knowledge questions in a lucid and effective manner is a core skill of the TOK course. Use the learning helper linked below to aide you in these skills! A How To Guide to Knowledge Question Formulation

Truth, Lies and Perspectives in History

Truth, Lies and Perspectives in History

There can be lies in history. Take for example Russia’s tweet this year refuting the FACT that they invaded Poland in September, 1939. Or the lie that Trump had more people at his inauguration than Obama. Then there are falsehoods created by different VERSIONS of […]

Truth Tic Tac Toe !

Truth Tic Tac Toe !

Last year, we talked a lot about the differences between BELIEF, KNOWLEDGE and TRUTH. In order to review these concepts and have some great conversations, you need to complete a Tic, Tac, Toe on the board below by watching or reading the linked resources: George […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

Is sensitivity to offense a hindrance to knowledge production?

Is sensitivity to offense a hindrance to knowledge production?

Read this interview with comedian and talk show host Bill Maher from the New York Times Magazine in which they discuss the implications of political correctness and choose 2 of the following questions to discuss with a partner: Is sensitivity to offense a hindrance to […]