TOK is a course that is designed to change the way you view the world. It is a course that requires self reflection and questioning existing beliefs–and most importantly, cultivating an open mind.
As an entree into some of these ideas and traits, we’ll begin with the following activities:
**What Do I Know?
**Understanding Cognitive Biases and how they affect Knowledge acquisition
**Great Minds TED Talk & Idea Synthesis Activity
**Knowledge Questions and Knowledge Claims
**ARE UFOs Real? + Corresponding Learning Activity: Aliens Exist + Aliens Exist Evidence Resource
**The Phoenix Lights: Esquire’s Coverage of the new JJ Abrams Alien Doc (read the article and watch the embedded video)
Knowledge and the Knower: Analyzing the Origins of Perspectives
**Knowledge and the Knower Summative Writing Task
Summative Writing TASK PEER FEEDBACK ACTIVITY