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IB: Understanding TOK

adviser January 2, 2012
The Theory of Knowledge course (TOK) is one of the central components and requirements of the IB curriculum. By nature, the course is philosophy-based and challenges the student to examine what they know, and how they know it. Students will address ‘knowledge issues’ in relation to their other courses to develop a better understanding of the concepts of knowledge and the manner by which such knowledge is acquired.

IB: Tackling the Extended Essay

John Fuller December 4, 2011
The Extended Essay (EE) is one of the central components of the International Baccalaureate Programme, as students are required to conduct in-depth research and compile an essay in the topic and field of their choice. With only a maximum limit of 4,000 words, students are free to demonstrate their understanding and passions with the extended essay.

IB: Discovering CAS (Creativity, Action, Service)

John Fuller October 16, 2011
CAS (Creativity, Action, Service) is an integral part of the International Baccalaureate program that is designed to demonstrate a student’s extracurricular involvement. Each of the three facets of CAS are also designed to ensure that the IB student emerges from the Diploma Programme as a more well-rounded individual.
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