Tuesday, October 11, 2016

TOK 1, Day 24 (10/11): KQs & OPPs

Aims & Objectives

  • make connections between a critical approach to the construction of knowledge, the academic disciplines and the wider world
  • identify and analyse the various kinds of justifications used to support knowledge claims
  • formulate, evaluate and attempt to answer knowledge questions
  • explore links between knowledge claims, knowledge questions, ways of knowing and areas of knowledge
  • explore a real-life/contemporary situation from a TOK perspective in the presentation.
Essential Questions
  1. What makes a good knowledge question?
  2. What are mathematicians working on these days?
  • Practice with Knowledge Questions: Share Time
  • OPPS:
    • Cassandra: Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz: Making Light of Weighty Ideas
    • Malachi: Five Equations that Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics
    • Pate: Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
  • "Cave" Remediations

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