Andrew Brown’s Theory of Knowledge class activities and resource menu are presented in a spirit of collegiality and sharing. Beginning and experienced TOK teachers alike are invited appropriate, borrow directly or adapt freely any of this tried and trusted content.

The site incorporates program changes for first assessment in May 2015.

The various class activities and units of inquiry evolve. They are tweaked each time they are tested in the classroom. Activities that fall flat or prove otherwise unsuccessful with my students are dropped from the site. The few remaining links still under construction are as yet untried in the classroom.

Updated: August 8, 2015

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1. Knowing about Knowing

Who wants to know?
Why is it important to ask why?
Shared and Personal Knowledge
Knowledge Claims and Knowledge Questions


3. Areas of Knowledge

Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Human Sciences, History, The Arts, Ethics, Religious Knowledge Systems and Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Knowledge Frameworks

2. Ways of Knowing

Language, Sense Perception, Emotion, Reason, Imagination, Faith, Intuition and Memory

4. Formal Assessment—concluding the TOK experience

5. Acknowledgements


Theory of Knowledge Guide (First Assessment 2015)
Published by IBO in 2013

Theory of Knowledge Teacher Support Material 
From the IBO Online Curriculum Centre

Perspectives on a Curious Subject: What is IB Theory of Knowledge All About? 
IBO Research Paper published in 2010 by Eileen Dombrowski, John Mackenzie and Mike Clarke