“Theory of knowledge (TOK) plays a special role in the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP), by providing an opportunity for students to reflect on the nature of knowledge, and on how we know what we claim to know.”
Long Trail is featuring Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Tuesdays this year with posts on Facebook. We welcome and encourage your thoughts on the weekly topic.
February 9 – TOK Tuesday – Check out 11th grader Nava Crispe’s amazing TOK presentation – Is there a relationship between religion, religiosity, and success? Furthermore, are genetic traits, cultural factors, traditions, customs, and religiously-emphasized values key determiners of intelligence and potential?
January 19 – TOK TUESDAY – Who are some of the key thinkers in history and what did they contribute to epistemology?
January 12 – TOK TUESDAY – In Alex Ramsvig’s recent TOK class, students explored the question “To what extent are generalizations about men and women justified?”- but they were only allowed to discuss using the white board. They observed almost an entire period of silence with just writing.
Dec. 22: Sense perception, human scienc
Dec. 15: Is politics about reason or emotion?
Dec. 8: Can anything be art?
Oct. 27: Can computers have a sense of humor?
Sept. 29: What do your selfies say about you?
Sept. 15: Is science a belief system, after all?