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The Best Theory Of Knowledge Resources In 2012 — Part Two

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As regular readers know, I teach an International Baccalaureate “Theory of Knowledge” class. Our school structures our IB program a bit differently from many others by having a whole lot of students take individual IB classes and we have relatively few who are taking all IB classes in order to get the IB diploma. I really like this set-up, and it opens up my TOK class to a lot more students.

As I’ve said before, I can’t think of a high school class that would be more fun to teach or more fun to take…

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The Best Theory Of Knowledge Resources In 2012 — Part One

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The Best Theory Of Knowledge Resources — 2010

Here are my choices for The Best Theory Of Knowledge Resources In 2012 — Part Two:

What Do Students Think Are The Best Ways To Assess Their Learning? describes an assessment I did in class, and includes a video.

Why Does History Matter? is a post about a useful TOK article and a project I have students do near the end of the year.

The Best Multimedia Resources For Learning About Fallacies

CNN has a map with videos from around the world providing international perspectives on the U.S. Presidential election. I think it’s one of the most useful sites I’ve seen this year.

RSA Animate are videos of talks accompanied by graphic recording (see The Best Sites For Learning About Graphic Recording). Here’s their newest one — by professor and author Dan Ariely. It’s perfect for IB Theory of Knowledge classes, and for others:

IB TOK Tutor always tweets out supporting resources for all essay prompts. I’ve collected them for the May, 2013 essays (and will continue to add more) over at my Theory Of Knowledge Class Blog.

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I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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