Of Learned Ignorance

One of the most common responses I have encountered from teachers new to TOK is sheer panic.  The main reason for this seems to be twofold.  One, because TOK applies to every Area of Knowledge (AOK), teachers become anxious about dealing with spheres of knowledge which lie outside their comfort zone.  Second, TOK does not seem to provide stock answers to any questions and, therefore, new teachers are afraid they will not be able to give clear and neatly packaged ...

Proactivity

As the end of the school year approaches, I have provided posts giving advice on how to help support your review process as you approach those final exams and final few topics of the school year. Now I would like to challenge you to be PROACTIVE. If you are proactive, you make things happen, instead of waiting for them to happen to you. To be in control of your own learning, your assessments and assignments, and ultimately your future. Try (if you are not already a proactive ...