Monthly Archives: September 2011

Myth of Laziness Response

When I first started reading the article, I was skeptical about Levine’s sympathizing with people with “output failure”.  He argued how people dismiss others with output failure by calling them lazy, and that we should actually sympathize with them and … Continue reading

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The Myth of Laziness Response

Laziness is usually thought about in terms of physically labor. How can one be intellectually lazy? I think that Mel Levin raises a lot of interesting points about the way that people think about laziness. Levin suggests that personal interpretation … Continue reading

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Myth of Laziness Response 9/26

Mel Levine’s “Myth of Laziness,” is a surprisingly interesting and greatly relevant article that can be related to the purpose of this internship and tutoring. It is also comforting in the way it relates to my own personal experiences of … Continue reading

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The Myth of Laziness

I found this article, The Myth of Laziness, to be an eye opener for me. All throughout high school I was an over achieving student who excelled in most aspects of academia, which made me look at people who did … Continue reading

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It’s not laziness it’s just the conservation of energy!

While reading “The Myth of Laziness” by Mel Levine I began to remember insistences in my learning career where my style of thinking was not seen an practical. In the article Levine coins a few phrases which I believe helped … Continue reading

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The Myth of Laziness (repost)

The Myth of Laziness By: Julia Hill I am in agreement with Dr. Mel Levine’s notion that some people are not skilled in every area and may suffer from output failure but unfortunately I think every person has the ability … Continue reading

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“A student can reflect on what she is learning in part by relating it to her own experiences and prior knowledge”

“A student can reflect on what she is learning in part by relating it to her own experiences and prior knowledge, a process that can yield answers to such questions as What does this mean to me?”  (Levine 121) This quote … Continue reading

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