The Game of Knowledge

In my TOK classroom, there are a number of occasions when I use the metaphor of a game to convey an idea on the nature of knowledge, especially in maths and science. Usually, I reference chess as the ideal game, played by a set of rules. In a lesson on Maths as an AoK I tell a story where in a distant past TOK class I challenged a student who was a brilliant chess player to a game. In front ...

A Google a Day

Do you believe in learning through play?  Do you believe that "Practice makes perfect"?  Do you think you're pretty good at finding information on the Internet? You (and your students) might be interested in the Google a Day puzzle. Screen shot from splash screen at http://agoogleaday.com  Click on the image to see it full size   "There is no right way to solve it, but there's only one right answer. A Google a Day is a daily search puzzle that can be solved using your creativity ...