Maxine Greene | Being Wide-awake

These are powerful words and concepts that recur throughout Maxine Greene’s essay.  What could they possibly mean?

  1. commitment
  2. awareness
  3. consciousness
  4. indifference
  5. mechanical life
  6. the system
  7. agency

Let us dare to read this excerpt out loud; for one of us to begin and for the next to start after a few words or a sentence, maybe two.  I invite the current reader to yield to the next reader and for the process to continue until the end of the excerpt. Let’s be wide-awake as we encounter Maxine Greene.

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