To Shoot an Elephant: Using Literature to understand Perspectives and behaviour

To Shoot an Elephant: Using Literature to understand Perspectives and behaviour

Read the short story entitled, “To Shoot an Elephant” By George Orwell and consider the questions at the end of the PDF, as well as the overarching questions, “How does emotion shape behaviour?” and “TWE does culture affect belief/behaviour?”

Unpacking the TOK Essay Titles!

Unpacking the TOK Essay Titles!

A HUGE part of the TOK essay writing PROCESS is “unpacking” the title. This process can be used to help you choose which title you want to write on as well as serve as the CRUCIAL first step of writing your final essay! Our process 

Perspective Taking: Analyzing the origin of personal perspectives on controversial issues via case studies

Perspective Taking: Analyzing the origin of personal perspectives on controversial issues via case studies

Arguments arise from 2 or more individuals holding a different PERSPECTIVE on a given issue or topic. As you all know from experience, having an argument can be quite frustrating when you feel that the other person does not understand where you are coming from. 

Methods Exhibition Summative

Methods Exhibition Summative

The best way to get better at IB Assessments is to practice IB ASSESSMENTS!!! Thus your summative task for this mini unit of Scope / Methods is to curate another Exhibition!!! (cue DJ Horn sample). The link to your intellectual party is below: Scope / 

Methodologial MashUP

Methodologial MashUP

Methods and Tools is a very important element of the knowledge framework that we will focus on via the collaborative work linked below! Methodological MashUP

The Avengers = Trash: Understanding Logical Fallacies

The Avengers = Trash: Understanding Logical Fallacies

Arguments are a huge part of life. You can’t likely go 3 hours without someone trying to convince you of….something. Therefore, it is important that you have the skills to recognize when an argument is Valid and when it is just noise designed to distract 

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