Strong Emotions about TOK

I started the year feeling slightly worried about IB Theory of Knowledge (TOK). This is the first semester I've been incorporating some of the recent changes to the program, including the addition of "Indigenous Knowledge Systems", a new Area of Knowledge (AOK) which I felt strangely uncomfortable about or perturbed by upon first hearing of it. I've spent … Continue reading Strong Emotions about TOK

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Fieldwork and Classwork

I've been extremely impressed by the variety of uses we've already found for the iPads in a very short time, and by how meaningful and constructive those uses have been. I don't have a lot to say that wasn't covered by Rebekah's excellent post, but here are a few Vines of the 7th graders (and a … Continue reading Fieldwork and Classwork

Minecraft Mania – Course 5 Final Project Reflection

I'd like to briefly describe the project under consideration at the start here: it's a narrated video tourist guide to a virtual structure based on a real-world building or artwork from the Renaissance or an important historical empire, for Grade 7 MYP Humanities. However, due to technical issues involved in setting up server space for … Continue reading Minecraft Mania – Course 5 Final Project Reflection