Live Stream Through a Google Map

Did you know that in the same way that you can add a video to a Google slide, you can insert video into a Google Map? (and, of course, you can add a simple web link if the video you want is not on YouTube, but on another source.) Watch this video for a quick tutorial on how to create new maps on Google Maps, using the creation of a WW2 Key Events map as an example. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=54&v=rV6u1IQcvrM Live stream images combined with ...

Gallery Visits

PLEASE visit art exhibitions – not just because it’s a great experience but because it could improve your grade! I recently visited the Tate Modern and the Tate Britain Galleries in London. Of course, many schools are nowhere near a big city and/or a large, prestigious and internationally acclaimed gallery. For eight years I taught art in a school situated on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro – the excellent and unique International School Moshi – and we visited small local galleries or ...

“Context is all”

One of the dangers of immersing in TOK for long is that it can begin to affect your sense of humour.  You can find yourself laughing aloud at things that nobody around you finds funny.  Take today.  In my email inbox, from a consistently dire news feed, screams the header:  The Future You Don’t Want.  Of course, it’s likely to be the usual prognostications of woe.  But today?  Today is my birthday!  It's a marker between the past and the ...