Unit 4: The TOK Presentation
OCTOBER 10 - NOVEMBER 8, 2019
EQ: To what extent can you demonstrate critical and creative thinking in your speech?
ToK Standards: TOK AIMS #1, #2, #3
NAGC Standards: 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 3.1.4, 3.3.3, 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 4.1.1, 4.3.1, 5.1.1, 5.1.4
-Work on TOK Presentation
-Present and Submit Presentation to Managebac by Friday November 8.
-EE Deadline #3 is November 1.
-Work on Extended Essay, be finished by November 1 if in Group A.
-The IB ToK Presentation is worth 33% of Overall TOK Score for IB
-The IB TOK Presentation is worth 67% of Overall TOK Score for IB
-These scores, in conjunction with CAS and EE, can earn a student 0-3 bonus points towards their IB Diploma
(Each are 15% of 12th Grade TOK Course Grade, 30% Total)
BECAUSE THIS UNIT REQUIRES SIGNIFICANT INDEPENDENT WORK, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS:
PLEASE POST YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PRESENTATION IN THE COMMENTS AND THEY WILL BE ANSWERED:
Unit 3: The Moral Compass
September 19 - October 9, 2019
EQ: What is the "Good Life" and can it be universally achieved?
Standards: ToK Aims #2, #3, #4
NAGC Standards 1.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.3.1., 3.4.1, 4.2.3
1. Extended Essay Deadline #2 (Deadline is 9/27)
2. Meet with Mentor again regarding EE - mandatory if you are Group B Student
3. Decide on Real-Life Situation for ToK Presentation
4. Next EE Deadline: Friday November 1st
Unit 3 Participation (Average of Daily Grades)
Written Analysis "Applying the Ways of Knowing to Moralistic RLS"
-Eudaimonia v. Hedonia
-Moral Foundations Theory
-Moral Communities throughout the world
-Intrinsic v. Extrinsic Morality
-The Moral Roots of Political Thinking
-Virtue Ethics (Review of Virtuosity and Virtue Theory)
-Ethics of Autonomy v. Ethics of Community v. Ethics of Divinity
-Moral Philosophy and Ethical Frameworks in Decision-Making
-"Applied Ethics Week": Exploration of 10+ Real-Life Situations
-Light preparation for TOK Presentation