Presenter Information / Informacion del presentador

Jenny Gillett, International BaccalaureateFollow

Location

Ocean Bank Convocation Center

Start Date

17-5-2018 11:45 AM

End Date

17-5-2018 12:45 PM

Presentation Type / Tipo de propuesta

Poster Session / Sesiones de pósters

Description / Descripción

As part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, students complete a 100-hour Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course. This poster session will share examples of how teachers around the world are utilising these TOK lessons to develop students’ thinking skills and dispositions, as well as to deepen understandings and connections across disciplines. It will also share insights into the challenges that teachers and students report facing when implementing these kinds of activities and how they try to overcome them, drawing on a wide range of feedback from teacher and alumni questionnaires, focus groups, and feedback from teacher professional development workshops.

Audience / Audiencia

Teachers / Profesores, Policy Makers / Formadores de Políticas, Researchers / Investigadores

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May 17th, 11:45 AM May 17th, 12:45 PM

Developing Students’ Thinking through the IB Theory of Knowledge Course: Opportunities and Challenges

Ocean Bank Convocation Center

As part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, students complete a 100-hour Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course. This poster session will share examples of how teachers around the world are utilising these TOK lessons to develop students’ thinking skills and dispositions, as well as to deepen understandings and connections across disciplines. It will also share insights into the challenges that teachers and students report facing when implementing these kinds of activities and how they try to overcome them, drawing on a wide range of feedback from teacher and alumni questionnaires, focus groups, and feedback from teacher professional development workshops.