Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fourth Graders, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Civic Engagement

Watching this video of fourth graders singing a Call Me Maybe tuned song about the civic duty to vote for a president. This video really called out to me on the fact that there are so many countries out there … Continue reading

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Interruption vs. Interjection in Debates

I’m not much of a political debate watcher, but what I do watch is the affect that those debates will have on social networking sites. every time people talk about presidential debates, all I can think about is the amount … Continue reading

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What Bill Clinton Wrote vs What Bill Clinton Said

Bill Clinton. No matter what personal feelings you have toward (or against) him, there is one thing that I feel that almost any American can agree with is that Bill Clinton had a way with words. Granted to have quite … Continue reading

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The Westboro Baptist Church: Crazy or Outright Zealous?

In our English class, we were learning about the use of rhetoric and how the communication of our ideas can affect how people take to our ideas. In order to see how rhetoric can fuel an organization’s message, our teacher … Continue reading

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