Red lines and “complex moral duality”: TOK and ethics of witnessing

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“Civilians Attacked by Chemical Weapons!” Few headlines spark as much outrage. If a TOK class engages students in the questions of knowledge connected with this kind of horrendous event, it can help them feel the importance of the intellectual tools that the course provides for probing into – and reacting to – such events. A reflective piece in the current edition […]

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AO3 questions

Bird's eye view of Shanghai Lujiazui financial centre

Planning and teaching the new GCSE (Eduqas A at my school) has highlighted the importance of the AO3 objective: ‘apply knowledge and understanding to interpret, analyse and evaluate geographical information and issues and to make judgements’. My Year 10 students have been developing their AO3 skills but many have struggled to include everything required in […]

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Exit Cards

Sometimes we are unsure how well a topic has been received or understood by the class.  We don’t want to wait until they can’t do their homework, which you don’t find out about until they come into your next lesson, to do something about this. Collecting a quick snapshot from every student about their level […]

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