Seven deadly (TOK essay) sins

This webinar – which takes the form of a conversation Michael and the highly experienced DP educator Andrew Rothman – focuses on seven key mistake made by students as they write their TOK essays, and how to avoid them.

It will help you to create your draft for your third interaction with your teacher, and turn it into an accomplished, engaging, and effective final TOK essay that you’ll be proud to upload to the IB.

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Michael Dunn – Founder of

Michael Dunn is the Cambridge-based founder of He has worked as a teacher for nearly 25 years, and has led TOK workshops in schools all over the world. He is one of the world’s most innovative and influential TOK educators.

His PD sessions are highly interactive, clear, and jargon-free, and offer participants practical takeaways that can be used effectively in the classroom. Find out more about him on this page, and see testimonials about his support from members of the site here.

Andrew Rothman – Head of Secondary, Newton College, Lima

Prior to his current role as head of secondary at Newton College, Andrew worked in both state and independent schools in the US and abroad and has served as a consultant on issues related to instructional leadership for projects sponsored by the World Bank and Peruvian Ministry of Education.

Andrew graduated with Honors in History from Wesleyan University and has a Master’s degree in Education from Harvard, where he was awarded the Donald Oliver Fellowship.

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