At the French American International School in San Francisco we launch the TOK experience with a three-day overnight Retreat. All students from Grade 11 attend including those taking the French baccalauréat. (These students all take a course in text-based philosophy in their senior year.) Recent overarching themes chosen by the TOK teaching team have included:
- Media, filters and truth
- Sense Perception
- Why is it important to ask why?
- Who do you think you are?
Retreat activities generally include: