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Article

Here is an article I saw on the LA Times website.  I thought it might be of interest, considering our recent discussions and readings. http://lat.ms/tglsfA Hope everyone has a nice Thanksgiving          

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Le book

This video is a great illustration of last week’s discussion.  Also it is funny! Being dubious of technology really isn’t a new phenomenon…. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX0-nqRmtos&w=420&h=315]

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The Pygmalion Effect

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRTCG54nLss&w=420&h=315]   I thought this might be relevant to our class discussion.   Although this study was done in the late 60’s, current research has shown that Rosenthal and Jacobson’s conclusions are sound.

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(Gee)wiz!

Hello classmates, From the readings this week, I was particularly interested in the Gee article “Literacy and the Literacy Myth”.  I’d like to bring up a few of the important/surprising things the article discusses.  Before reading this article I was … Continue reading

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