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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
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
The Teacher's Life Notebook

The Teacher's Life Notebook

The purpose of this Life Notebook is to provide teachers an opportunity to reflect on some areas of their professional life and help identify their strengths and challenges. As a teacher it is important to like yourself if in fact you are going to have positive relationships with your students and other staff members. It’s necessary to get along with administration, avoid spreading rumors and gossip, problem solve, learn to forgive and above all take care of yourself.
JamesHBurns
FOX - CNN - MSNBC

FOX - CNN - MSNBC

All the news fair and balanced. Or is it? Our students come from homes where these news outlets become the moral compass of their parents. They then come into school with less tolerance for others only to discover that diversity is everywhere including their classroom. This audio will help you understand why teaching tolerance is so important.
JamesHBurns
Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying In Schools and In The Workplace

Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying In Schools and In The Workplace

This guide is usable for teachers and students alike. It explains what Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying looks like which is a great way for teachers to start a discussion with their students on the topic. It also fits in with the culture of our world today as this issue seems to be in the news on a daily basis. It is truly instructive and preventative.
JamesHBurns
The Everyday Bundle

The Everyday Bundle

This Bundle provides over 130 tips and strategies to help combat bullying and to help you and your students become your personal best.
JamesHBurns
Adult Bullying: What It Looks Like (Podcast)

Adult Bullying: What It Looks Like (Podcast)

Schools, offices, corporations or any where people work together you've got them; adult bullies. As an adult do we know what it looks like or better yet what to do about it if it happens to us. This podcast gives some insights on how to manage this problem. This was a radio broadcast.
JamesHBurns
'Euthanasia should not be allowed' (2) EDEXCEL B 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY

'Euthanasia should not be allowed' (2) EDEXCEL B 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY

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. This lesson focuses on the controversial topic of Euthanasia with a main focus on Christianity. It explores individual beliefs and comparing them to Christian views. Students will all then have to put this into a 'D' exam questions. Structure provided (2 options).
sam_512
'Euthanasia should not be allowed' - EDEXCEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

'Euthanasia should not be allowed' - EDEXCEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

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. This lesson focuses on just the facts about Euthanasia and British Law. It does look into other facts around the world too. There are lots of activities to suit all individuals of differing abilities and learning styles with a solid case study and decision making exercises.
sam_512
'Abortion should not be allowed'  - EDECEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

'Abortion should not be allowed' - EDECEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

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. This lesson looks at the controversial issue of abortion with a focus on Christian (and a focus on Catholic) views. Students will be looking at how a foetus develops over 9 months and decide when they think it is okay (if at all) to have an abortion. They will also be completing the controversial exam question statement 'Abortion should not be allowed'.
sam_512
Outline three things the law states about abortion - EDEXCEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

Outline three things the law states about abortion - EDEXCEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

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. This lesson focuses on abortion and the law. It does not focus on religion, however it can easily be brought in. It is just focusing on facts and British law. There is lots of discuss and talk about with decision making exercises. Pro-choice/pro-life. Students really enjoyed the heated discussions.
sam_512
Explain two responses to the origins of human life - EDEXCEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

Explain two responses to the origins of human life - EDEXCEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

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. This lesson focuses on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and natural selection. It has a long card sort a long with practice questions at the end of the lesson. Lot's of differing learning styles within, and easily adaptable lesson.
sam_512