IB Skills and Practice: Theory of Knowledge

Jill Rutherford, Sara Santrampurwala, Kosta Lekanides, Adam Rothwell

IB Skills and Practice: Theory of Knowledge

Jill Rutherford, Sara Santrampurwala, Kosta Lekanides, Adam Rothwell




Paperback + CD


24 Oct 2013




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Providing a solid grounding for TOK assessment, this focused skills development tool is exactly mapped to the 2013 syllabus for SL and HL and will build TOK confidence right from the start. Ensuring learners fully understand Knowledge claims, the Areas of knowledge and Ways of knowing, students will actively employ their skills, developing a strong foundation to draw on in assessment. Learners will develop a confident ability to contextualise knowledge claims within distinct intellectual movements and cultural factors, sharpening critical and independent thought. Step-by-step guidance on TOK essays and presentations support top achievement, while real-world connections keep learning fresh and fully in line with the learner profile.

About the series:
Cement student confidence and fully embed all the key skills central to IB study. IB Skills and Practice provides learners with the essential practice needed to enable confident skills application, tangibly helping learners transition into tackling complex concepts and ideas.


1: Introduction
1.1: What is TOK about?
1.2: Why TOK may change you
1.3: What do you have to do
1.4: Note to TOK teachers
2: Key TOK terms and skills
2.1: Real-life situation
2.2: Knowledge claims
2.3: Shared and personal knowledge
2.4: Knowledge framework
3: Analysis and practice
3.1: How to use this section
3.2: Topics list 1-10
3.3: List of suggested knowledge questions
4: Towards assessment
4.1: Suggestions and ideas to help prepare and give presentations
4.2: Suggestions on how to write a good TOK essay
5: Big ideas
6: Big questions
7: TOKopolis


Jill Rutherford

Sara Santrampurwala

Kosta Lekanides

Adam Rothwell


`Wow! I love the electronic version of the new TOK Skills & Practice book so much I want to hold a printed copy in my hands. Congratulations on producing a really impressive resource!' Tim Waples, TOK Teacher, Charlotte Country Day School, USA

`Your IB books are totally addictive. TOK is our next buy. Thank you for developing such fantastic material. ' Maggie Prieto, Head of Languages, Bachillerato Alexander Bain, Mexico