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“Okay, Boomer”: Fair Play, Reasoning, and Exercising Power in Argument

By the time I post this 4X4, the “Okay, Boomer” meme is already passe. It came into my consciousness only a couple weeks ago because my husband has become fascinated with the different ways it can be used even on those who are not literally Boomers. Among his chess friends on social media, he’s known… Continue Reading “Okay, Boomer”: Fair Play, Reasoning, and Exercising Power in Argument

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“I’m sorry, but truthfully, I just pulled this out of my a**!”: Deception and Thought

In class last week, I asked students to begin drafting the introduction to the large complex writing project we have been working on for the past two weeks. I reminded them of what needed to happen in the introduction and told them to write for 20 minutes and then share out to the class.  When… Continue Reading “I’m sorry, but truthfully, I just pulled this out of my a**!”: Deception and Thought

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