Minbari Mondays, By Any Means Necessary, and Workers’ Rights

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her 14th report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this report, in your Earth year 2258, it is the second year of operation of theContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, By Any Means Necessary, and Workers’ Rights”

ShiraDest’s Minbari Mondays, Signs and Portents, Questions and Context

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her 15th report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this report, in your Earth year 2258, on the dates from Wed 3rd – Fri 5thContinue reading “ShiraDest’s Minbari Mondays, Signs and Portents, Questions and Context”

Minbari Mondays, By Any Means Necessary, and Interpretation

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her 14th report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this report, in your Earth year 2258, it is the second year of operation of theContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, By Any Means Necessary, and Interpretation”

Thoughtful Thursdays, Noisy Holidays, and transit/Adulting ed/ libraries/ Health Care

The common good, or the general welfare, ear plugs for   Erev Purim, on-going legal & financial pro-bono education (aka Adulting Education), must become more fully inclusive for all of us. (2k wds, aim…) – quote – So, it turns out that yz: Action Items: 1.) Search for two different sources related to the HoloceneContinue reading “Thoughtful Thursdays, Noisy Holidays, and transit/Adulting ed/ libraries/ Health Care”

Day 35/67 of GED in Five Months, FDR’s New Deal , and Pro-Bono Legal Aide

 Adulting is also about understanding how to find up-to-date information and help in finding that information and how to use it, like legal information. End of week 9/18 Day 35 Lesson Plan, Week 9 Grammar: plural nouns ending in ‘f’ Math: Area of a circle Day 35 Exit Tix   Action Items: 1.) What doContinue reading “Day 35/67 of GED in Five Months, FDR’s New Deal , and Pro-Bono Legal Aide”

Day 34/67 of GED in Five Months, circles, and flu

 Adulting is also about understanding how history and science fit together, just as circles and triangles fit together, and impact us today.  This and last year’s Covid-19 pandemic is not so different from the 1918-1920 wrongly-named Spanish Flu pandemic. Middle of week 9/18 Lesson plan, Day 34, Wk 9 Grammar: semicolons and colons How toContinue reading “Day 34/67 of GED in Five Months, circles, and flu”

Day 33/67 of GED in Five Months, coordinates, and area

 Adulting is also about understanding how complex ideas fit together and affect other ideas, people, places, and/or things.  The Cartesian coordinate system also gives us access to yet another form of language, allowing us to describe the world around us more fully in terms of precise location. Figuring out the area of a polygon inContinue reading “Day 33/67 of GED in Five Months, coordinates, and area”

Day 32/67 of GED in Five Months, Learning Styles, and Polygons

 Adulting is also about understanding how you learn most effectively, is it not?  The multiple sides of any issue or problem are sort of like the edges of a many-sided object, aka a polygon, no? See the lesson plan for more… Start of week 9/18 Day 32 Lesson Plan Grammar: Essay Writing -keep working onContinue reading “Day 32/67 of GED in Five Months, Learning Styles, and Polygons”

Day 31/67 of GED in Five Months, Coordinates, and Hawaii

 Adulting is also about understanding relationships between economics and annexation, is it not? See the lesson plan for more…  End of week 8/18 Day 31, Lesson Plan Grammar: Independent clauses Math: 2nd Intro. to Cartesian Coordinates Day 31 Exit Ticket   Action Items: 1.) What do you think this lesson’s reading may (or may not)Continue reading “Day 31/67 of GED in Five Months, Coordinates, and Hawaii”

Day 30/67 of High School Equivalency in Five Months, Similar Triangle Ratios, and Adulting as lifelong language learning

The skill of understanding ratios and similarity carries over from triangles to form another part of being an Adult in a democratic society.  If mathematics is a logical language that we must all keep current in our memory, and sharp in our understanding, then learning that particular language is also a key part of Adulting,Continue reading “Day 30/67 of High School Equivalency in Five Months, Similar Triangle Ratios, and Adulting as lifelong language learning”

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