We are all learners, but… Mr. McNeill Mr. Sperling English/Social teacher – Language teacher – music film addict fiend firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Mr. MacCollum @LilOSperling Social teacher – hopeless @LillOmaccollum technology geek #lillotok firstname.lastname@example.org
Our goalExamine our knowledgebased on the Theory ofKnowledge ‘Circle ofKnowing’
The Persistence of Memory, Salvador Dali, 1931The key questionWhat does this picture tell us?
How do we know that a given assertion is true, or a given judgment, well grounded? • Allegory of the cave
Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.
640kb (kilobytes) ought to be enough for anybody
It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light
Blog entries You must write one entry about each one of the ways of knowing You must also do one for the six areas of knowledge You will need to write at least three before the first report card (end of October date TBD)
Comments You need to be looking at each other’s blog posts You need to be following our class blog Commenting is important for learning, it allows others to see your thought and think more about their own
Knowledge Portfolio This will be something that you will be gathering mostly from our ToK Days Can add material from other sources The idea is to collect ‘information’ that you find interesting and useful Vocabulary Definition Concepts Theories Names Can be in either digital or printed formats
Presentation You must complete one presentation It will focus on ‘what you are excited to be doing in ToK 35’ The details are to be determined, we will be informing you as we go
Let’s get startedSetting up your blogsStep by stepLillotok25.blogspot.caAn early example of a good blogentryAnother style, still need a littlereflection, but you can do thistoo!Another good example
Some ideas Put in some information regarding a recent news story; something with photography; a video in the same vein What that means in a bigger context Raise some question or questions