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CoH (draft 1)

CoH (draft 1)

Outsiders psych themselves out. Becoming an artist, more specifically a ceramist, is not about natural talent. It is about time and effort. A diligence to become better. No one is born ready to play soccer, just as no one is born to draw. Or sculpt clay. It’s a practice that leads to perfection with time and failures, the most basic thing individuals need to master this art is a willingness to continue even when he or she does not want…

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First Week Draft 1

First Week Draft 1

School and learning are two separate entities. A school is a place, where occasionally, learning can be found. Learning, on the other hand, is not bound to a school yard. A person can learn anywhere. Be it through traveling, relationships, or a textbook. A higher education is the dedication of learning beyond government standards. Anyone who strives for higher education does it because of their own selfish desires. There is no third party force, it is simply one mind craving…

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Reading Gee

Reading Gee

10/17/16 Phrases and tags noted during initial scans: A way of talking about Literacy. Language is misleading. Too often suggests grammar. Discourse is an identity kit. There are many discourses. Primary socialization. Secondary/primary discourse. Metaknowledge Meta-language, meta-values, meta-words, meta-beliefs Language contact, pidginization, creolization Language fossilizes Non-member of a group Empirical claim Sociolinguistic literature Mark you as a pretender to the social role… As far as literacy goes, there are only fluent speakers and apprentices. Authentic critism “superficial features of language”…

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