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IB DP Theory of Knowledge - Introduction to Indigenous Knowledge Systems AOK

IB DP Theory of Knowledge - Introduction to Indigenous Knowledge Systems AOK

This activity introduces students to the Area of Knowledge (AOK) of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS). Specifically, it helps students use aspects of the IKS specific knowledge framework (applying KCs, and WOKs to an IKS real life situation) to introduce students to the strengths and weaknesses of Indigenous Knowledge Systems. Understanding and using the strengths and limitations of this AOK is essential for students to effectively analyse and evaluate their knowledge questions (KQ) when preparing their TOK Essays and Presentations. Lesson length: 45 minutes to 1 hour Background information and link to video provided. A worksheet to help students apply the knowledge framework (pages 1 and 2) and answer key for the teacher are provided. The document is available as a PDF for printing and a Word document for editing.
RolandSB
Explain two reasons why we should work to conserve our resources. Edexcel 9-1 Beliefs in Action.

Explain two reasons why we should work to conserve our resources. Edexcel 9-1 Beliefs in Action.

This lesson is for the specification of BELIEFS IN ACTION - EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) RELIGIOUS STUDIES B. Topic = MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH with a focus on CHRISTIANITY. This lesson is catered to suit all abilities and learning styles that can easily be adapted to suit. The title is an exam question where students will answer it in exam conditions at the end of a lesson for a good plenary. These lessons focus on why Christians should look after the environment. Both have differing learning styles incorporated into the lessons with exam questions. One is for a computer room. Lots of activities and easy to adapt.
sam_512
Abortion whole lesson

Abortion whole lesson

A whole lesson suitable for A level as introduction or a gifted and talented GCSE lesson. The exam question task can be altered to suit.
hlambert28
Be Kind to Animals Week Colour-In Activity Worksheets

Be Kind to Animals Week Colour-In Activity Worksheets

Be Kind to Animals Week is celebrated on the first week of October every year. Brought to you by ThinkKind Australia and Edgar’s Mission farm sanctuary, the Be Kind to Animals Week school event asks students to do one act that makes the lives of animals better. It’s about inspiring and empowering students to take positive action for animal welfare and protection – and it’s also a great chance to have fun, build essential critical thinking skills and understand the value of empathy, responsibility and active citizenship in our communities! Download the official Be Kind to Animals Week schools posters.
thinkkind
Kindness Club Kit - Tools to Start an Animal Rights Club!

Kindness Club Kit - Tools to Start an Animal Rights Club!

(Ideal for Years 3–8, but can easily be adapted for all year levels) Empower your students, foster critical and creative thinking skills, and have some fun! This Kindness Club kit is designed for young activists who want to start an animal rights club in school. Starting a club is a great way for passionate students to get together and share ideas, plan and carry out meaningful and empowering activities for change, and spread awareness about animal rights issues in their communities. The Kindness Club guide is an 8-page booklet that details how students can start a club in their school, and includes useful tips about forming and maintaining an advocacy group. The five skill builders included in the booklet have been developed by experienced activists, teachers and writers to teach students various forms of effective and peaceful activism in today’s democratic environment, such as letter-writing, petitioning, creating awareness material using print and video media, and fundraising. The fact sheets include important information about various animal rights issues in Australia, as well as research points and discussion questions designed to encourage students to think critically about the information and conduct their own investigations. Students can use the campaign ideas in their booklet to start their club’s first activities, or use them to develop their own ideas for their first campaigns. To order a physical kit which includes stickers and bookmarks, visit http://www.thinkkind.org/club/
thinkkind
Philosophy and ethics GCSE- NEW COURSES- 2018-

Philosophy and ethics GCSE- NEW COURSES- 2018-

Hi all, Here is my GCSE unit on philosophy and ethics for the new exam boards. Primarily my focus was for the edexcel courses but I have that these themes are throughout courses. Lessons are ready to be taught and contain exam questions, videos, and sources of wisdom and authority. These are for the belied in God part of the course so lessons have a theological angle. Enjoy.
webb-jack
Comeback Cards

Comeback Cards

These cards are designed to be downloaded, cut out and laminated. They are extremely useful in helping elementary and middle school students develop the language to deal with bully’s who use their words to hurt or embarrass others. They also provide students with positive self talk statements that help to improve the victims self esteem and confidence. Once these cards are produced they can be given to multiple students and placed in a folder or punched and placed in a binder. They are an excellent tool to help deal with individual fears that occur because of a bully’s harassment and intimidation.
JamesHBurns
Society's Morality Can't Keep Up With Technology (Podcast)

Society's Morality Can't Keep Up With Technology (Podcast)

Technology moves so fast that often kids don't have time to think. Often they lack the necessary self control to keep them out of trouble. This podcast provides the listener with the necessary information to help understand why we need to council our students regarding the correct use of facebook, twitter, and text messaging. A must listen for teachers and parents.
JamesHBurns
Evil and suffering scheme of work

Evil and suffering scheme of work

Hi all, Here is my scheme of work/unit of work on evil and suffering. Here contains lessons that are building up towards the new GCSE schemes of work. All lessons are ready to be taught and contain tasks. Enjoy!
webb-jack
What If The Frankenstein Monster Was Really A Nice Guy?

What If The Frankenstein Monster Was Really A Nice Guy?

This lesson is designed to help students understand what society would do today with the Frankenstein Monster and what might happen if the monster was really a nice guy. It also explores how we as a society handle difference and the reaction that others might have when they realize that this person was artificially created with the use of used body parts. A great lesson for grades 5 and up. January 1st is the 200 anniversary of the publishing of Mary Shelly's book Frankenstein.
JamesHBurns
The New Years Resolution Journal For Students

The New Years Resolution Journal For Students

This journal is designed to help students understand their strengths and weaknesses through the use of a simple motivational gift inventory. Once the students understand what motivates them they then can begin to journal about some of the New Years resolutions that he/she would like to make. The student is guided in the journal with prompts that will help them improve as a student, sibling, son, daughter or friend. It also asks some important questions about the qualities of respect and responsibility. A great resource for the new year and is very useful for students in grades 5 and up.
JamesHBurns