Merit vs. Unearned Advantage

Merit vs. Unearned Advantage

Prompt: The academy/academia claims to rest on merit — the idea that we should earn what we have, that we should not have what we…

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In Case You Wanna' Know ...

In Case You Wanna’ Know …

There’s a lot to know about me, if you’re really interested. But I’ll try to keep it to the most salient info, and if you’re…

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A Little Note on the History of VT

A Little Note on the History of VT

Greetings all! If you don’t know me (yet), you’ll soon find out that I have something to say about almost everything. I try not to…

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Care to Converse? Join the Group on Hypothesis

Care to Converse? Join the Group on Hypothesis

I don’t know of a better way to do this, so I hope this works …   Care to do a bit of pre-class conversing…

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Diversity - yes . . .  Statement - not easy

Diversity – yes . . . Statement – not easy

I understand that one should be able to articulate views, opinions and values in written form. But I’m having a really hard time “following the…

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Critical Pedagogy: Education as Emancipation . . .  or  . . .  Teach for the Sky

Critical Pedagogy: Education as Emancipation . . . or . . . Teach for the Sky

Table 3’s Take on Critical Pedagogy Education is getting an overhaul. A growing appreciation of the dynamic nature of the world has led to dynamic…

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#IAmACuriousBeing

#IAmACuriousBeing

What a remarkable treasure to be able to hear Paulo Freire talk about his own thinking, curiosity, and teaching in the video  Paulo Freire: An Incredible…

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Dream Learning

Dream Learning

I dream about learning constantly. I dream at night about my own learning: finding my way, getting out of situations or trouble, helping others, finding…

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Becoming "Real"

Becoming “Real”

There are few things in life that confound me more than humans choosing to do something – often repetitively – when they know the outcome…

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