Grade 11 and 12 TOK


Welcome to the Theory of Knowledge page!
This page aims to provide you with additional information to understand the T.O.K. course and produce sound assessment responses -  the T.O.K. Presentation and the T.O.K. essay response. Please use this page in conjunction with the resources available on ManageBac, TOK moodle page as well as our blog page and class texts. 
THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE OUTLINE 2014-15
TOK Teacher Support Material for 2015 assessment
Please find the link for the current O.I.S. T.O.K. units here. These units are based on the Cambridge edition of Richard van de Lagemaat's book "Theory of Knowledge for the I.B. Diploma".

Grade 12 T.O.K. 2014-15

After completing mini presentations last academic year, you must now nominate what area of knowledge you are going to give your final presentation on. The FINAL due date for T.O.K. presentations is day, the  of February, 2016. The essay deadline is day,  of January 2016.


T.O.K. ESSAY QUESTIONS, MAY 2015

Grade 12 2015-16 Essay choices:

Grade 12 2015-16 Presentation dates and A.O.K. choices:

 
TOK Presentation and Marking forms

Richard van de Lagemaat's sample text - provided by Cambridge

TOK ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Please see the guide below for the last two sections on the nature of TOK Assessment and the TOK Assessment criteria for both the essay and the presentation.

THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE GUIDE

UNDERSTANDING KNOWLEDGE ISSUES

Prescribed essay Titles for May 2013
TOK Essay Marking Criteria
Essay exemplars
TOK presentation exemplar

RESOURCES
AOK: HISTORY

AOK: ART

Banksy
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Banksy sells his art cheap - what is he saying?
The arts and beauty presentation exemplar
The arts and rubbish!
Reason and belief presentation
Karl Popper - Uncertain truth
Frank Zappa - freedom
What is Art
Art Aesthetics and values
AOK: Ethics
Ethics Presentation - Common sense
Ethics Presentation - Violent Video Games
Daniel Tammet: Different Ways of Knowing

Sinbad the Sailor - the story
Woolman - activities

What is right and wrong
International School of Manila - TOK page
Useful TOK wiki
Theory of Knowledge net - best resource for TOK!
Ethics definitions and case studies
Good structure for a TOK Ethics presentation

Resources for writing a "great" T.O.K. essay
Formatting a TOK essay
TOK Presentation Forms TK/PPM

AOK: Human Science 
Re-thinking Human Sciences introduction (Columbia Uni. Presentation)
Yves Morieux: as work gets more complicated & rules to simplify
Logical Human Sciences TOK Presentation - Womens Rights
David Hume and his theory of knowledge - "man in the middle" - BBC
Human Sciences - Peace and team building
Independence Burger - Japan
Free Will - the power of introverts!
Free Will - Steven Pinker
Free Will - Do we have free will or is everything predetermined?
Free will, determinism and choice

Other good general resources

TOP 10 TOK Essay Writing Tips
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Facebook provided, TOK essay Template for question 3.)
larryferlazzo.edublog for ToK
Madness Presentation
inthinking.co.uk - This site includes our in class text by Richard van de Lagemaat

Mr. Green's TOK course