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Drawing the Lines: Private and Public Masks

Masks in Writing We have to be very aware of how we use our maks (our pre-conceived, socialized roles that govern our values, thoughts, and actions) while blogging. We can sometimes let ourselves drift while blogging, and don different writers’ masks at different times in different circumstances. For example, this segment was written 24 hours…

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Deciding to Go Back to School

This post is inspired by Wendell Dryden’s musings about his decision to return to school. I guess I have also been inspired to post these thoughts thanks to Henry Giroux’s chapter Literacy, Writing and Voice from his book, Teachers as Intellectuals. It is also in part due to the recent article written by Stephen Downes…

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