• September 23, 2016 - 042670

    Adrian’s Healthy Habits Featured

    Fitness Take part in a physical activity 3 times a week. Food Include at least 2 servings of green vegetables per day into your diet. Drink 1-2 litres of water everyday Sleep Read a hard copy of a book/magazine 30-60min before bed.

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  • May 22, 2014 - 042670

    Welcome to your iFolio Featured

    Your iFolio is a school provided web space that you will use throughout your time at CDNIS. You will use your iFolio to define your learning goals, show your learning journey, reflect on your learning and how you have developed your Approaches to Learning skills, share your best work and celebrate your achievements. Your iFolio, […]

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  • October 5, 2017 - 042670

    Faith and Intuition

    As WOK’s, Faith and Intuition are similar in some aspects and different in others. Knowledge that is derived from faith is often simply widely accepted without need for any prior knowledge or reasonable deduction, whereas knowledge derived from intuition is often based on past experience or a “sixth sense”. Both of these WOK’s have the capacity to […]

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  • Claim: Despite the imperfections of imagination and memory as ways of knowing, the Areas of Knowledge have developed in such as way as to overcome them. Discuss this claim with reference to at least two AOKs.   Basing knowledge solely on imagination and memory is not societies ideal way of getting knowledge, because there are […]

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  • September 21, 2017 - 042670

    Language as a Source of Knowledge

    Question: “The vagueness and ambiguity of language always limits the production of knowledge”. Language is a method of communication between humans that is either written or spoken, and consists of the use of words in a generally accepted structure and convention. Humans constantly uses language to express themselves and their ideas to others, and thus spread […]

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  • September 16, 2017 - 042670

    Reason

    Claim: Pure logic is only concerned with the structure of arguments. The validity of an argument is independent of the truth or falsity of its premises. In response to the claim above, I would agree that pure logic is only concerned with the structure of arguments. This is because when making a deductive argument, ones premise can be truth […]

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  • September 10, 2017 - 042670

    Does Emotion Hinder Knowledge in some AOKs?

    Claim: A good historian strives to be as unemotional as possible, this is the only way to write accurate history “With great power comes great responsibility”, the famous quote from the wall-crawling hero Spider-Man is a lifelong mantra that drives the superhero forward through his superhero career. This quote can also be applied to historians, because […]

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  • August 31, 2017 - 042670

    Sense Perception

    Today in TOK, we were exposed to a mind-opening experience that informed us that our minds usually do not allow us to perceive the world as it is, but as how we are preconditioned/engineered to perceive the world. While I realise that there are problems with our perceptual systems, this doesn’t mean that knowledge gained from our senses […]

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  • August 26, 2017 - 042670

    WOKs are Double-Edged Swords

    In total there are 8 ways of knowing and 8 areas of knowledge, and through discussions held in class I believe that the Way of Knowing (WOK), reason is one of the more important ways of knowing. Reason is important in a few of the Areas of Knowledge (AOK), but I think that mathematics is […]

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  • August 23, 2017 - 042670

    IB Gold Coast Retreat Reflection

    From the 17th-18th of August, the entire Grade 11 cohort of CDNIS travelled to the Gold Coast (the one in Hong Kong) to familiarise ourselves with the Diploma Programme. I particularly liked how the retreat was an easy way for me to socialise and get to know other people in my grade other than the ones that […]

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  • When two or more parties disagree with each other, there is an assumption that one of  parties involved is wrong and the other is right. However this is technically not the case, because there is another possibility where both parties could be correct in there statements. This is because while some topics may have definitive and irrefutable facts, other topics […]

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  • How did you become more aware of your own strengths and areas for growth? Even though I already taught children in two different countries, when I attended Kids4Kids reading sessions I thought that these were much different then what I experienced in my CAS trips. This is because the kids in the Kids4Kids sessions were more unruly […]

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