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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
IB DP Theory of Knowledge - Lesson - Introduction to Knowledge Questions

IB DP Theory of Knowledge - Lesson - Introduction to Knowledge Questions

This is a student worksheet to help them distinguish between Knowledge Claims (KC) and Knowledge Questions (KQ). Further to distinguish between 1st and 2nd Order KCs and KQs. Links are provided to resources on the WWW specifically a presentation, video and webpages used to support the lesson. Lesson length: 45 to 60 minutes Document size: 3 pages Includes background information (page 1) and worksheet(page 2) for the student and an answer key (page 3) for the worksheet at the end of the document.
RolandSB
Theory of Knowledge website for IB DP students

Theory of Knowledge website for IB DP students

Website for students and teachers with lots of videos, visual illustrations, worksheets, Prezis and PowerPoints on Theory of Knowledge issues, ways of knowing and areas of knowledge. It contains an ethics page, a philosophy page and a forum as well. Best to use with Richard van de Lagemaat’s textbook, but this is not essential. It now includes the new ways of knowing, knowledge questions, knowledge frameworks and other references to the new specification.
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