A new, full-colour edition of the best-selling Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma. Now available as a full-colour version, this is a comprehensive, best-selling title for the Theory of Knowledge course in the IB Diploma Programme. It is also useful for students following other critical thinking courses. The fundamental question in Theory of Knowledge is 'How do you know?' In exploring this question, the author encourages students to ask relevant questions, use language with care and precision, support ideas with evidence, argue coherently and make sound judgements.
Written by experienced practitioners this resource for Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma offers comprehensive coverage of and support for the new subject guide. This edition of Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma is fully revised for first examination in September 2015. The coursebook is a comprehensive, original and accessible approach to Theory of Knowledge, which covers all aspects of the revised subject guide. A fresh design ensures the content is accessible and user friendly and there is detailed guidance on how to approach the TOK essay and presentation. This edition supports the stronger emphasis on the distinction between personal and shared knowledge and the new areas of knowledge: religion and indigenous knowledge.
Theory of Knowledge 2nd edition provides an introductory framework that looks at how to approach these and other questions. It covers ways to look for answers and highlights the problems that arise when we do so. To encourage this critical thinking and to stimulate discussion, this Studenta s Book also includes a wide range of material from other sources. This new edition includes a variety of new activities in each chapter plus a revised chapter on morality and two new chapters on truth and assessment. The accompanying Teachera s Book provides a model for the course and suggested teaching activities for each chapter.
This book, a blend of practice and theory, shows how the school library can contribute to the success of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. • An abstract on the Extended Essay process • Examples of library helpsheets for IBDP students • A glossary of IBDP acronyms and IB terminology • A specially created list of items that will be helpful for a TOK course • An extensive bibliography of library and education sector references
An exciting textbook for students and teachers of the International Baccalaureate Diploma, written and developed by practising IB teachers
This is an exciting new textbook for students and teachers of the International Baccalaureate Diploma, written and developed by practising IB teachers. It provides comprehensive coverage of all the Ways of Knowing and Areas of Knowledge. It engages students in critical thinking relevant to their other courses and their life outside the classroom. It enables clear links to the Learner Profile, the IB core values and all the IB hexagon areas. It offers exam-style assessment opportunities using questions from past papers. It offers guidance on the Prescribed Essay and the Student Presentation.
Ensure learners truly understand all the essential TOK foundations and provide a practical learning scaffold to confidently progress them onto higher order thinking. Comprehensively supporting the TOK course book and mapped to the 2013 syllabus, this focused guide distils the big TOK ideas and builds student confidence right from the start.
Written by experienced practitioners this resource for Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma offers comprehensive coverage of and support for the new subject guide. Decoding Theory of Knowledge (ToK) is an accessible new resource that explores Areas of Knowledge, Ways of Knowing, Personal and Shared Knowledge, the Knowledge Framework and Knowledge Questions. Written in succinct and clear language, this engaging book decodes ToK concepts and helps students develop their critical thinking skills. The book offers extensive support on the new assessment criteria for the essay and presentation. Features include explanation of key concepts to consolidate knowledge and understanding; real-life situations to engage students; practical activities to develop students' thinking, writing and presentation skills; and top tips to provide further guidance and advice.
An ideal reference guide to introducing the IB Diploma in your school.
The new edition of Pearson Baccalaureate: Theory of Knowledge is written by an author team consisting of Julian Kitching and Ric Sims, highly regarded members of the curriculum review panel, and Sue Bastian, the architect of the original ToK curriculum. Key features: Provides comprehensive coverage of the new knowledge framework. Includes new chapters on religious and indigenous knowledge as a way to enrich the concept of knowledge and international-mindedness. Engages students in critical thinking relevant to their other courses and their life outside the classroom. Teaches students how to prepare and evaluate their work, including the Prescribed Essay and Student Presentation. Click here to learn more about the ToK 2nd edition cover image. You may be wondering why the cover photo of Pearson Baccalaureate's Theory of Knowledge 2nd Edition was chosen. The building featured in the photo is the planetarium at the site of the Bibliotheca Alexandra - The New Library of Alexandria, Egypt. Considered to be the largest and most significant library of the ancient world, the original Library of Alexandria aimed to capture the world's knowledge through the collection and storage of books. Following numerous fires which contributed to the eventual destruction of the library, The New Library of Alexandria was built in 2002 to commemorate and emulate the original. One of the library's objectives is to be a leading institution of the digital age and one way of achieving this goal is allowing visitors of the planetarium to learn through technology. We therefore thought it was the perfect choice of image to illustrate the move to digital that Pearson Baccalaureate is making, with the launch of more interactive digital resources to allow new ways of learning. We must admit it's also a spectacular building to look at, so that made the decision a bit easier! Click here to learn more about the New Library of Alexandria Pearson materials are developed independently from the IBO and are not endorsed by the IBO in any way. International Baccalaureate® is a registered trademark of the International Baccalaureate Organization.
Suitable for standard and higher level students, this resource is written by an experienced IB English teacher following the English B syllabus. Features include activities and authentic texts to develop reading and comprehension, integrated study ideas for IB central core, featuring LP (Learner profile), CAS (Creativity, Action, Service), TOK (Theory of Knowledge) EE (Extended Essay), and a Glossary with definitions of key vocabulary. This title offers comprehensive learning and support for teachers and students, ideas for extensive reading material, activities to build language skills and cultural understanding for extension essays, research, exam preparation and a free teacher resources website: ibdiploma.cambridge.org.
This book has been specifically designed to support the student of the IB Diploma Programme in Theory of Knowledge. It will stimulate students to think about learning and knowledge from their own and from others' perspectives in a way that crosses disciplines and cultures. It will encourage reflection, discussion, critical thinking, and awareness of the ways in which knowledge is constructed, and will lead students to recognize the implications of knowledge for issues of global concern. The book is rooted in classroom experience and provides class activities and supporting material for the whole of the TOK course.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a respected qualification gaining increasing currency around the world, and which has been adopted by a wide variety of schools, both public and private. In the UK, growing dissatisfaction with the A-level system has led to an intense debate about alternative qualifications, and in many schools IB courses have been introduced alongside conventional A-level courses. This practical introduction to the IB takes a balanced look at the pros and cons and features a wealth of advice from those actually involved in teaching and implementing it in schools. Providing comparative material on how IB courses differ from A-levels and a subject-by-subject account of best practice in teaching the IB, this book offers a rich source of practical advice for teachers, school leaders or managers involved in teaching or implementing the IB programmes.
The DP English Student Workbook presents a range of student centered activities designed to scaffold the process of literary analysis. All activities presented are directly based on the objectives and assessment criteria from the IB Diploma Programme Language A English courses. The DP English Student Workbook: systematically introduces the language of literary analysis focuses on the students role in the building of connections between parts of texts presents a mix of substantive conversation and focused writing introduces a range of extracts for commentary allows original ideas to be generated in a scaffolded framework The DP English Student Workbook is designed to help students collect and organize their ideas about texts for the full two year period of the DP Language A course. The skills targeted in this Workbook will enable students to analyze, in a critical manner, familiar and unfamiliar texts well after they leave our schools and it is in this spirit of Lifelong Learning that the activities have been presented.
For students studying the new Language A Language and Literature syllabus for the IB Diploma. Written by an experienced, practising IB English teacher, this new title is an in-depth and accessible guide for Standard and Higher Level students of the new Language A Language and Literature syllabus for the IB Diploma. This lively, well structured coursebook is available in both print and e-book formats and includes: key concepts in studying language and literature; text extracts from World literature (in English and in translation); international media and language sources; a wide variety of activities to build skills; materials for exam preparation; guidance on assessment; Theory of Knowledge links; and Extended essay opportunities.
Provide the support for successful and in-depth study, with chapters presented in syllabus order, past IB exam paper questions and links to Theory of Knowledge. Material for Higher Level and Standard Level is clearly identified and key terms are simply defined, with examples drawn from a wide range of international sources. Chapters open with a list of 'Starting points' that summarise essential concepts. Photographs, electron micrographs and full-colour illustrations complement the text, and illustrate principles and processes in context. Topics and Options coverage accurately reflect the Objectives and Command terms in which syllabus assessment statements are phrased. - Improve exam performance, with plenty of questions, including past paper exam questions - Link to Theory of Knowledge and provide opportunities for cross-curriculum study - Stretch more able students with extension activities - Teach all the Options with additional content on the CD-ROM
Recognized by universities throughout the world, the International Baccalaureate (IB) is a college entrance examination that students can take in any country. A school that adopts the IB curriculum ensures that its academics are brought up to international standards. Over 500 U.S. high schools currently participate in the International Baccalaureate program. As the IB concept gains ground with students, parents, and teachers in North America, Supertest tells two illuminating stories: how the IB program came to be and eventually reached the United States, and how it came to be implemented at Mount Vernon High in Alexandria, VA. The book provides insight into how ideas first conceived by a small group of educators in Switzerland eventually helped improve a typical American public school.
A Theory of Knowledge textbook plus interactive eText for IB EALs. Pearson Baccalaureate Essentials is the first IB series written specifically for EAL students. Designed to supplement standard textbooks, each book acts as a condensed guide to Diploma subjects, with targeted language to embed key concepts without the obstacle of translation. The books are written in a clear academic style - efficient, succinct sentences which are accessible for students whose first language is not English.

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