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The Ways of Knowing in Theory of Knowledge (TOK)

It is important to understand the ways of knowing in the theory of knowledge because you are expected to discuss them by the IBO in your TOK presentations and essays.  But the confusion is understandable given the many complex terminology and jargon you have already noticed in many textbooks.  Don’t worry, because in this article, we […]

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How to Write a Term Paper Like an A-Grade Student

Whichever class you are in, you’ll be asked to write a term paper quite regularly. But it might appear somewhat daunting if you are just starting out for the first time. Budgeting your time and remaining organized can make the whole process a breeze nonetheless. Research the topic you want to write about, create a working […]

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TOK Areas of Knowledge: Everything You Need to Know in 2020

The TOK areas of knowledge are what we know. They are quite different from the ways of knowing, which just means how we know things. Generally, there are 8 areas of knowledge in the Theory of Knowledge: MathematicsHistoryArtsNatural SciencesHuman SciencesEthicsReligious KnowledgeIndigenous Knowledge Abbreviated as AoK, each area of knowledge is a system. For instance, we have the scientific […]

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How Long Does it Take to Write an Essay?

How long does it take to write an essay? An hour? A day? Maybe even more than that? We take an in-depth look into this question and give you a response that will help you plan your essay and write it accordingly. And let’s be honest on one thing: Writing an essay paper sucks.  You cannot just flip […]

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How to Structure a TOK Presentation Like a Pro

Almost every course you do will require you to make a presentation. As they say, they are an integral part of the “student kind”. With IB, presentations are compulsory. They are intended to gauge your understanding of TOK as it relates to a real-life situation (RLS). Typically, a TOK presentation is performed individually, in twos, or […]

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