Here is a folder of docs that will be helpful.
Here is the link to the Daily Google Form you need for assessment.
and if you want to think about it in relationship to what counts as knowledge and who gets to decide what is knowledge, there is this – which might offer a suggestion for another approach as to what can start to be done
Here are folders with the documents you will need to work on the IKS project. You will also need to have Wayfinders read by Mar 15-16.
Remember that you are only responsible for the ones that your group decided on. You should start thinking about the connections between these two concepts and Wayfinders (this will be some form of assessment coming soon) as well as your region of the world (don’t forget the music). And if you want to look ahead, ultimately we are going to attempt to trace the flows of knowledge across the world map so you can consider that as well. See? The fun never stops in ToK – the only class you have taken that is about life in all its complexities.
np: Doom Side of the Moon
Here is the packet of helpful advice that we have been using in class. Though I have gone over sections of it in class, I do think that the more familiar you are with it, the more confident you will be going into the writing portion of the essay. Read it over.
and since you probably “lost” it, here is the rubric:
Following today’s conversation about nuance and “no-easy” answers follows these three articles which all address the ways in which knowledge is accessed. What results is complicated but significant. Enjoy.
np: “Losing My Edge” LCD Soundsystem
I saw this today and immediately thought of several things almost at once but for now I am going to leave aside the English teacher excitement of such a finding. Instead I want to think through this wearing my ToK beanie/toboggan. Read through this and see how much of this is similar to the piece we are reading in class about how a discipline is altered/created by the technology used. I am of the opinion that the humanities have only begun to understand what the computer can do and as time goes on, a paradigm shift is in the works – not unlike what happened to ethnomusicology with the advent of the phonogram. If this kind of thing strikes your interest, then look up the Stanford Literary Lab and Franco Moretti – they are seen as being on the cutting edge of this. Enjoy.
np: The Hair and Skin Trading Company (early stuff)