ToK Essay Mastery
Theory of Knowledge can be the hardest part of IB to actually master. This video and audio course will give you all the secrets you need to do it. I will take you through all of the tips and techniques I share with my own students.
You'll get all of the essay resources (templates, videos, tips, insights) right away when you register. And you'll get access to our members-only Facebook group, which has hundreds of dedicated students who are serious about understanding this subject.
You'll get access to all 5 modules as soon as you join!
"Thank you Tim. Great stuff really. I love your course I am recommending it in my school" - Facundo Rodriguez (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
"My teacher was stunned at the progress I made in just a week!” - Manal Salesha
"The course has been excellent and of so much help to me.” - Kanika V. (Uganda)
"I just have to say....thank you!!!! :)" - Beatriz P. (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
You can get the same advantages students at elite high schools get. You deserve those advantages as much as anyone! I'm passionate about empowering students. It's why I became a teacher. That's why I blog every day, to share the best insights I find with students.
This course is designed for busy students, so you can quickly get clarity on what you need to do and how.
Writing a great essay doesn't have to be hard --even though the ToK questions can seem really hard at first. They only seem hard when you don't know how to approach it. And (honestly) most people don't. This stuff confuses teachers and students sometimes.
If you're slightly confused by ToK this program will end that confusion. You'll be confident knowing you succeeded at ToK and you're ready for college essays.
I have combined all of the best tips I've developed (and gathered from others) into this one easy step-by-step process, so you can avoid wasting any time. You can relax knowing you're not falling into a trap of ToK-confusion. Honestly, you won't be at all confused after this. If you are, you can get your money back. No worries.
The program overview:
Module One: Getting Started
-How to develop successful knowledge questions.
-How to apply the step-by-step ToK essay method to create convincing arguments, which work.
-Analysing the most recent prescribed titles. We've got great conversations going on in the forum already about how to approach the recent prescribed titles. I won't tell you exactly what to write, but instead I'll help you uncover your own best insights.
Module Two: Essay Planning
-How to use evidence effectively.
-The secret to using AoK's and WoK's successfully to elevate your writing.
-I'll give you a template and show you how to plan your essay easily and quickly.
Module Three: What makes a great ToK Essay?
-We look at some exemplary essays and see why they succeeded.
-I show you what is really valued in THE NEW ESSAY RUBRIC.
-I share with you exactly how I produce my own first drafts and how I improve on them.
-I help you approach your own writing in a much more productive way.
Module Four: Deep analysis
-I'll help you dig deeply into the true meanings of the prescribed titles.
-You'll get helpful strategies for overcoming the 8 deadly ToK essay mistakes
-You'll master the subtle techniques for making your writing much more convincing.
-I'll explain how to make your work more personal and authentic-sounding.
Module Five: Finishing touches
-I'll help you carefully examine your essay draft, aspect by aspect, to make sure it is absolutely effective and successful.
I'm really proud to be able to share this with you. I've always worked hard to develop great materials, but this seems to be the best system I've ever put together! Honestly, if there is any help you need with your essay, this program is it.
I know you don't have time to waste on this.
You'll get streamlined video-lessons (and lots of other resources) that will help you complete a great essay quickly.
“Everyone at my school in Mexico uses your Structure for TOK essays. I’ve used it on all of mine and I’ve never gotten lower than an A-. I just wanted to thank you for being a lifesaver.” -Maria @ Greengates School (Mexico City)
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"Dear Mr. Woods, thank you so much for your structure for TOK essays. It's really helped me develop a clear idea of what to do when I was absolutely clueless before! Definitely recommending it to all my peers." -Justine @ Tunas Muda International School (Jakarta)
"I was looking about to get some support material for my son’s TOK and EE today and your pages have been great. They are easy to follow and digest. ...Keep up the great work!" -Karen (Doha, Qatar)
“I teach ToK in Midvale, UT and LOVE your site. The students have really struggled with the essay writing process and your site structures it better than anything else I've ever received. Thanks” -S. Allen (Utah, USA)
During the past 10 months, over 350 students from around the world have emailed me their questions, requests and concerns about the recent essay titles and I have addressed all of these in this program. It's been a HUGE job, but I've done everything they asked for.
You'll get all of these resources too.
You will get everything you need:
- Clear, step-by-step instructions for how to write
- Answers to questions you might never otherwise realise you should ask
- Insights into exactly what you should focus on to get great marks (and what you shouldn't worry about).
- Guidance on the 8 Killer Essay Mistakes students make and clear advice on how to avoid them
- Sample knowledge questions
- Real help breaking down the most recent Prescribed Essay Titles
- Exclusive access to the new Essay Method structure, adapted for the new ToK Guidelines. (The previous structure has been viewed more than 200,000 times, but this one is better.)
Make it easy with:
- Videos so you can learn quickly (because you've got enough reading to do already!)
- Access to private forums and a members-only Facebook group, so you can always get quick answers to your questions
- Checklists so you can focus on the things that actually earn you the marks when you're crunched for time.
- Audio advice (and other help) from me on how to consider this year's official essay titles
- Collaborative areas where you can share your insights with each other.
- And a downloadable, fill-in-the-blanks essay template, to jump-start your writing