Tag: PBL

Oppression of the few for the benefit of the many…moral?

Oppression of the few for the benefit of the many…moral?

Is oppression of the few for the benefit of the many moral or good? You likely have an immediate intuitive response to this question however the learning activity below will require you to contemplate your response via reading the short story, “Those who walk away 

Methods Exhibition Summative

Methods Exhibition Summative

The best way to get better at IB Assessments is to practice IB ASSESSMENTS!!! Thus your summative task for this mini unit of Scope / Methods is to curate another Exhibition!!! (cue DJ Horn sample). The link to your intellectual party is below: Scope / 

Immoral Inaction

Immoral Inaction

After watching, “The Accountant of Auschwitz” I want you now to apply your historical thinking to a modern context and consider the concept of “passive immorality.” Is it immoral to do nothing? This issue is at the heart of the Nazi War Crimes trials but 

Psych PBL: Investigating queries of societal quirks

Psych PBL: Investigating queries of societal quirks

Society is complex. As are humans. In order to navigate this complexity we turn to our ingroups for support, guidance and information. The fact that humans are social creatures with an innate need to belong makes us incredibly social, but it also makes it susceptible 

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his 

Application of Knowledge: Designing a Health Promotion PSA !

Application of Knowledge: Designing a Health Promotion PSA !

You’re lucky; you got to take IB psychology and learn all about BioPsychoSocial factors of healthy living and the risk factors associated with unhealthy living! But now you have to DO something with that knowledge! your task (assigned linked below) is to create a research 

A Psychological Legitimization of Link Crew

A Psychological Legitimization of Link Crew

The Boomerang Project (linkable) and it’s Link Crew initiative provide a lot of information on the fact that Link Crew WORKS! But they don’t provide much information explaining WHY it works! Thus, Task: Your task is to provide a research based psychological legitimization and rationalization for 

Analyzing an Ethical Choice

Analyzing an Ethical Choice

Thus far in TOK, we have analyzed the following Ways of Knowing:  Perception Emotion Reason Language Your task, is to identify an Ethical Choice…this could be something real from your life like “not cheating on a test” or it could be something that is real