Day 16 of High School in Five Months, sourcing, and Adulting Ed. vs. Libraries

If we continue to expand the term “adulting” to include  understanding how to determine the original source of key arguments, we see libraries (and especially Reference Librarians…) as fundamental to both Adulting Education any democratic citizenship movement: Day 16 Lesson Plan What is a Proper Noun? (“A proper noun is the name of a particularContinue reading “Day 16 of High School in Five Months, sourcing, and Adulting Ed. vs. Libraries”

Day 7 of GED in 5 months, Adulting, SD Promise, and the Zapotecs

Adulting is taking responsibility for ourselves and for our society, where we live in a Republic that both allows us much freedom and thus, requires of us much responsibility.  Part of that responsibility is helping others in society learn and help others.  The Four Freedoms movement advocates one possible program, starting with free schooling andContinue reading “Day 7 of GED in 5 months, Adulting, SD Promise, and the Zapotecs”

Day 6 of GED in 5 months, serfs vs. slaves

Adulting is about getting better and better at distinguishing fine details, and understanding why those details are important.   One of the key details of Phase I of the Four Freedoms movement is the Adulting skill of finding information on local laws that affect your status, like a serf being free after one year and a dayContinue reading “Day 6 of GED in 5 months, serfs vs. slaves”

Day 49/67 of GED in Five Months, interest, and financial language learning

 How can you determine what the cost of a student loan, or a mortgage, might be, in 20 years, and what might interest rates have to do with that?   What might the difference be between simple interest, compound interest, the prime rate, and other types of interest rates?  And why should we all care?  AllContinue reading “Day 49/67 of GED in Five Months, interest, and financial language learning”

Day 45/67 of GED in Five Months, community colleges, and, local lawmakers

 Aside from simplifying mathematical roots, Adulting often involves simplifying the roots of complex social and logical problems, too.  Seeing through false arguments, distinguishing red herrings from truth, finding the root cause of a situation, all require logical and persistent thinking, developed by mathematics.  Community colleges are one good place to learn these skills.  Middle ofContinue reading “Day 45/67 of GED in Five Months, community colleges, and, local lawmakers”

French Fridays, Connâitre ses Droits et éviter les Proces… Free Legal Education and Pre-Trial Diversion…, and Adulting

The common good, or the general welfare, is also tied up with on-going legal & financial pro-bono education (aka Adulting Education), which must become more fully inclusive for all of us. – Click here for English…   “ -C’est quoi ça?-Votre côte sur le marché de l’art: 11.000 euros” Mais si Driss n’avait-t-il pas d’argentContinue reading “French Fridays, Connâitre ses Droits et éviter les Proces… Free Legal Education and Pre-Trial Diversion…, and Adulting”

Day 44/67 of GED in Five Months, exponential curves, and, legal education

 Aside from understanding exponential growth in populations of rabbits, and germs, Adulting often requires knowing how to defend yourself legally, for instance on a medical debt that may have expired, when you are summoned to court on it anyway: if you don’t go let them know (that the debt is time-barred), you may have ‘aContinue reading “Day 44/67 of GED in Five Months, exponential curves, and, legal education”

French Fridays, amené au cour pour rien avoir fait, et l’Adulting

Le bien de touts, ça n’est pas les Body Attachments, malgré leur usage.    L’urgence pour les plus démunis dans notre societé c’est comment celle du pauvre  architecte Numerobis! – Click here for English…   “-Architecte Numérobis !…-Oh !C’est pas la peine de me pousser !” … ça s’appelle (aux états unis) un “Body Attachment” -ceContinue reading “French Fridays, amené au cour pour rien avoir fait, et l’Adulting”

Sacred Study Saturdays, Unjust Laws, and Adulting education

The US Constitution, for US citizens, is a sacred document that all Adulting Education must emphasize to form a more perfect and inclusive Union for all of us. – Many laws in our history have been resisted as unjust, from the Enclosure of the Commons, to the Cherokee Removal which was litigated successfully by the CherokeeContinue reading “Sacred Study Saturdays, Unjust Laws, and Adulting education”

Thoughtful Thursdays, emotional and financial self-defense, and Phase II: Adulthood

Adults are expected to be able to take care of themselves, and to accept responsibilities that we associate with adulthood.  One of these responsibilities is voting, which is meant to give each citizen a voice on decision-making for the common good.  Another such responsibility is paying one’s bills, avoiding scams, and honoring contracts, including theContinue reading “Thoughtful Thursdays, emotional and financial self-defense, and Phase II: Adulthood”

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